Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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March 9, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
According to the recently released federal statistics, Alabama’s Second District has the thirteenth largest population of military retirees in the entire country, with 16,000 of these men and women living here as of the end of last year. It goes without saying that this is hugely significant, and I was proud to share the news on the House floor recently.
March 7, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today applauded Attorney General Jeff Sessions for the Department of Justice’s actions against the State of California’s dangerous sanctuary policies.
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March 7, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today spoke on the House floor and shared the news that according to the most recent federal statistics Alabama’s Second District has the thirteenth largest population of military retirees in the nation.
March 6, 2018 Roby in the News
“Vladimir Putin touting Russia’s advanced nuclear capabilities is yet another example of the country’s very real threat to our national security,” Rep. Martha Roby (R-Montgomery) told Yellowhammer News.
March 2, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column

Reverend Billy Graham, known by many as “America’s Pastor,” passed on from this life on February 21, 2018. Americans honored his life and legacy as he lay in honor in the Rotunda of the United States Capitol building. It was truly remarkable how many individuals and families traveled from all across our great country to participate in this celebration of Reverend Graham’s life.

February 23, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
During the most recent district work period, I had the opportunity to participate in two pro-life roundtable events with faith-based nonprofit groups in Montgomery and Dothan.
February 16, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
As you may know, NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville is very important to our state’s economy.
February 15, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) yesterday met with President Trump and congressional leaders in the Oval Office for the bill signing of H.R. 4708, the DHS Blue Campaign Authorization Act, and S. 534, the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act.
February 9, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I’ve signed onto my colleague Representative Bob Goodlatte’s (R-VA) bill, the Securing America’s Future Act, because I believe it represents what would be the best case scenario for our country.
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February 2, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Each year, the State of the Union address provides an important opportunity for the President to speak directly to Congress and the American people and offer an update on his priorities and plans to accomplish them.

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In The News

September 8, 2017 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, joined 89 other Republicans Friday by opposing a bill that would raise the debt ceiling and extend the operation of the government through Dec. 8.

The bill passed the House by a wide margin, 316-90.

August 23, 2017 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby said today she does not always agree with President Trump but praised the president's new plans for the war in Afghanistan, which Trump outlined in a televised address Monday night.

August 4, 2017 Representative Roby In The News

On the last day before August recess, the U.S. Senate confirmed Rep. Martha Roby‘s former Chief of Staff  as the Assistant U.S. Attorney General for Legislative Affairs.

July 10, 2017 Representative Roby In The News

The City of Dothan/Houston County Emergency Operations Center welcomed U.S. Representative Martha Roby Monday as she visited the new facility.

Roby toured the facility and spoke with Dothan/Houston County Emergency Management Director Chris Judah.

June 2, 2017 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) Thursday announced her 2017 appointments to the United States service academies. Each year Rep. Roby nominates students from Alabama’s Second District to be considered for appointment to the United States Air Force, Naval, Military, and Merchant Marine Academies.

May 26, 2017 Representative Roby In The News

Common Core, an Obama-era education initiative that has concerned Alabamians for years, is losing its grip on Capitol Hill.

During an exchange with Alabama Congresswoman Martha Roby, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has pledged that her agency will refuse to unlawfully coerce states into adopting any curriculum, including Common Core standards.

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May 22, 2017 Representative Roby In The News

A bill sponsored by U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, that closes loopholes in the law protecting children from sexual abusers passed the House on Monday - legislation that the congresswoman said is needed to combat child sex tourism.

May 5, 2017 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, joined 216 other House Republicans to vote in favor of a new Healthcare bill Thursday.

The bill now goes to the Senate, where its outcome is uncertain.

Below is a response Roby released on social media after the vote:

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May 3, 2017 Representative Roby In The News

The Trump administration on Tuesday endorsed a bill by Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, that gives employees the option of using comp time instead of being paid overtime to help care for family members.

April 25, 2017 Representative Roby In The News

If University of Alabama School of Law graduate and Birmingham-native Stephen Boyd has any luck, his resume will grow bit longer this spring

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