Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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November 14, 2019 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL), a member of the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, today participated in a hearing regarding the Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection’s failures at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Representative Roby highlighted the importance of whistleblowers in uncovering critical issues at Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System (CAVHCS) and the urgent need for staffing improvements within the VA system.
November 8, 2019 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Each year on Veterans Day, Americans pause to recognize those who have served our country in uniform. Originally known as Armistice Day, Congress later passed a resolution signed by President Dwight Eisenhower that officially designated November 11 as Veterans Day. It is important that we honor these heroic men and women not only on this holiday but every day.
November 1, 2019 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
As an elected official, I believe that we must do all we can to help bring attention and awareness to this serious problem. I also believe it is our duty as leaders to educate the public on the proper resources that are available to help fight this battle, both on state and national levels.
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October 28, 2019 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today announced that Caroline Franklin has been named Communications Director in her Washington, D.C., office.
October 25, 2019 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
The ability to understand if information is fraudulent or real is becoming ever more difficult to immediately recognize. This month is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and there are so many fraudulent scams that we all must stay alert against.
October 18, 2019 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Also, importantly, these trips have afforded me the opportunity to reaffirm my commitment to improving circumstances for those in Afghanistan, especially Afghan women.
October 11, 2019 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I believe now is an appropriate time to remind high school seniors in the Second District that the deadline to apply for nomination to the United States service academies through my office is less than one month away on November 8th at 5:00 p.m. Central Time.
October 4, 2019 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual international campaign aimed at increasing awareness of the second most common cancer in women, with the goal of someday ending it entirely.
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September 27, 2019 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Since 1957, Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company that also has an extensive operation in Pike County, has built the presidential helicopter. The 2019 White House ornament honors that special legacy, but it also pays tribute to Army Aviation and Fort Rucker, as Fort Rucker is the location site of the original Army One used by Eisenhower.
September 20, 2019 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
In Congress, I have and will continue to support strong funding for STEM education opportunities. We must do all we can to expose more young people to these increasingly important fields so that today’s workforce is ready for tomorrow’s jobs.
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In The News

May 28, 2019 Representative Roby In The News
At a Tuesday afternoon Ozark Kiwanis Club meeting, U.S. Rep. Martha Roby spoke to members during their weekly meeting offering updates about what she's doing in Washington.
May 28, 2019 Representative Roby In The News
“There’s a lot going on here that is really good,” Roby said after touring Bell's Ozark plant. “These are individuals who are supporting our warfighter. There’s a lot of opportunity for this facility and a lot of room for job growth.”
May 28, 2019 Representative Roby In The News
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) is frustrated about the length of time it is taking for the House to pass a disaster relief bill.
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May 14, 2019 Representative Roby In The News
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, proposed an a pro-Life amendment to the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee Fiscal Year 2020 funding bill during full committee markup Wednesday.
May 10, 2019 Representative Roby In The News
Rep. Martha Roby (R-Montgomery) offered listeners an assessment of efforts to get disaster relief for those impacted by the storm.
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May 9, 2019 Representative Roby In The News
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL) earlier this week marked her eighth consecutive year making a May trip abroad as a member of a bipartisan female congressional delegation to Afghanistan and Jordan to visit deployed U.S. service members.
March 6, 2019 Representative Roby In The News
Representative Martha Roby (AL-2) continued her staunch advocacy this week for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program based at Montgomery’s Donnelly Field.
March 4, 2019 Representative Roby In The News
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Alabama, led a anti-abortion discussion at the Family Research Council’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, where she discussed congressional efforts to combat what she called the Democrats’ radical abortion agenda.
February 28, 2019 Representative Roby In The News
Healthcare for United States military veterans falls far short of its intended mission and there are deplorable examples in Alabama, said U.S. Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL) during a Tuesday oversight hearing on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
February 28, 2019 Representative Roby In The News
Representative Martha Roby (AL-2) led a pro-life discussion this week at the Family Research Council’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., speaking about congressional efforts to combat Democrats’ “radical abortion agenda.”

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