Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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October 29, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today sent a bipartisan letter to Seema Verma, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), requesting that CMS modify its coverage determination to allow breast cancer survivors to have the option to receive custom fabricated breast prosthetics after a mastectomy if they so choose.

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October 29, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column

With Congress out of session for an October district work period, I have taken this valuable time to be on the road in Alabama’s Second District visiting with the people I represent and sharing with them an update from Washington. I believe this time we spend together is truly invaluable.

October 29, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column

As Hurricane Michael recovery efforts continue, we are gradually learning the full scale of damages portions of our district are facing. The setback for the agriculture industry is severe, to say the least. In the immediate aftermath of the storm, I traveled to the Wiregrass to see firsthand what some of our farmers are experiencing. The devastation is heartbreaking.

October 16, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today sent a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue in support of Governor Kay Ivey’s request that he declare the appropriate hurricane-damaged counties in Alabama’s Second District as agriculture disaster areas.
October 12, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column

Hurricane Michael, the third most powerful hurricane to ever make landfall on the United States mainland, ravaged areas of Alabama, Florida, and Georgia on October 10th. While only early estimates are available at this point in time, it has been reported that more than 650,000 homes and businesses across the Southeast lost power, and 60,000 of those are in Alabama.

October 5, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column

While the news of the day and partisan bickering often distract from the issue, it is important that we remember our nation is in the midst of an urgent public health epidemic that is ravaging virtually every community in this country. Hundreds of thousands of lives have been cut short by opioid addiction and abuse in recent years.

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September 28, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column

As a society, our children are perhaps the greatest, most precious responsibility given to us. They are vulnerable, innocent, and wholly dependent upon the adults surrounding them for protection. While horrible and unthinkable, the unfortunate reality is that not everyone takes this responsibility seriously, and there are even those who would do children harm. 

September 26, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today applauded yesterday’s House passage of H.R. 6847, the Preventing Child Exploitation Act of 2018, a bill she introduced to fight the abuse and exploitation of children and strengthen protections for them under the law.
September 21, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column

Less than a year ago, Congress passed and the President signed into law the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act to simplify our complicated tax code and lower rates for all Americans. Thanks to tax reform and other pro-growth policies, our economy is booming. You don’t just have to take my word for it – here are some numbers from the month of August:

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September 14, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I am very hopeful that we can finally begin to operate in a way that ensures your voice is heard, and I am eager to ensure that our government is fully and properly funded before the September 30th deadline.

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In The News

August 16, 2018 Representative Roby In The News

MILLBROOK, Ala. – U.S. Rep. Martha Roby visited Millbrook Wednesday and spoke at a Millbrook’s Kiwanis Club meeting where she updated the group on her work on the Appropriations Committee as the September 30th fiscal year deadline approaches.

March 6, 2018 Representative 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.
January 31, 2018 Representative Roby In The News
Roby said big news for the district is that the Alabama National Guard’s 187th Fighter Wing at Danley Field in Montgomery has been selected for the Air Force’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter mission.
January 25, 2018 Representative Roby In The News
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, whose district includes Pike County, visited students at Charles Henderson Middle School and members of the Brundidge Rotary club Wednesday.
January 24, 2018 Representative Roby In The News
“I do want to share with you some successes of the past year – legislative successes that you won’t hear on the news because they don’t want to talk about the good things that have happened and then tell you about some of my priorities for 2018,” she said.
January 19, 2018 Representative Roby In The News
H.R. 4712 requires that children born alive during an abortion or an attempted abortion be given the same medical treatment as any other child born alive at the same gestational age. Rep. Martha Roby took the stand in support of the act.
January 18, 2018 Representative Roby In The News
Rep. Martha Roby (R-Montgomery) appeared alongside some of her fellow House Republicans yesterday to call attention to the importance of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) in Alabama.
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November 8, 2017 Representative Roby In The News
In a speech on the floor of the House of Representatives Tuesday, Alabama 2nd District U.S. Rep. Martha Roby honored America’s veterans and said advocating for those who have served this nation is one of the most rewarding parts of her job.
November 1, 2017 Representative Roby In The News

ELBA — Less than a year after fire damaged the building, Rep. Martha Roby (R-Alabama) on Monday visited a rebuilt and expanded facility at Dorsey Trailer.

Roby, who represents Alabama’s 2nd District that includes Coffee County, toured the facility with Dorsey executives and media members.

October 25, 2017 Representative Roby In The News

Alabama 2nd District U.S. Rep. Martha Roby appeared alongside First Daughter Ivanka Trump as well Republican lawmakers on Capitol Hill Wednesday to promote the expansion of the child tax credit to help working families as part of a GOP tax-reform proposal.

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