Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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May 5, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
With Mother’s Day approaching, I’m excited to report that my legislation to offer Americans more choice and flexibility with their time in the workplace has passed the House of Representatives.
May 3, 2017 Press Release
A comprehensive appropriations bill passed by the United States House of Representatives today delivers prioritized funding for border security and national defense, including Alabama-based military installations.
May 2, 2017 Press Release
The Trump Administration has issued a statement of support for U.S. Representative Martha Roby’s (R-Ala.) bill H.R. 1180, the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017.
May 2, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby’s (R-Ala.) bill to offer working Americans more choice and flexibility with time in the workplace passed the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday.
May 2, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby today spoke from the House floor as the House debated her bill, the Working Families Flexibility Act. The bill aims to give working Americans more choice and flexibility in the work place by removing an outdated federal restriction on the use of "comp time” in the private sector.
April 28, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Though sometimes necessary to prevent a lapse in critical services, these short term, stop-gap funding extensions are no way to govern.
April 27, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today responded to the release of President Trump’s tax reform proposal.
April 26, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby’s (R-Ala.) bill to provide greater choice and increased time flexibility in the workplace passed through committee Wednesday. This was a key legislative step toward full House passage.
April 25, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today congratulated her former chief of staff Stephen Boyd on his nomination to serve as an Assistant Attorney General of the United States.
April 21, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
With Congress on a short district work period, I recently took the opportunity to travel throughout Alabama’s Second District for a week full of meetings and visits.

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In The News

March 9, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Rep. Martha Roby’s first steps on the path leading away from obscurity in Congress came right after she suffered a defeat.

March 3, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Since World War II, U.S. military doctrine has been that the U.S. should have the capability to fight two wars in separate parts of the globe at the same time. That philosophy has been jettisoned by President Barack H.

March 2, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

State Representative Martha Roby, a Republican, is speaking out about how she thinks the United States should deal with the situation in Ukraine, as that country teeters on the brink of war with Russia, after weeks of protest by Ukraine citizens.

February 27, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Fort Rucker was specifically mentioned during a speech from Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel regarding the 2015 budget plan that will be presented to Congress next week.

February 25, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

While the Department of Defense’s recommendation to reduce the size of the Army by as many as 130,000 troops from its post-9/11 peak could certainly affect commerce in and around Fort Rucker, some of the post’s training fleet is scheduled to undergo a significant change.

February 24, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Alabama representatives are reacting following news that U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is proposing a reduction of the Army to the smallest size it has been since World War II. The reduction would see the closure of military bases, along with other military-wide cost reductions.

February 19, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today congratulated Major General Kevin Mangum upon his nomination for promotion within the Army ranks and thanked him for his leadership at Fort Rucker over the past two years.

February 12, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

A new report on the Sept. 11 terror attacks in Benghazi that has been months in the making was finally released this week and, according to Fox News’ Megan Kelly, “it takes aim squarely at the White House.”

February 12, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Continuing to prove that the phrase “government debt limit” is perhaps the world’s greatest oxymoron, The United States House of Representatives voted 221-201 on Tuesday to raise the nation’s debt ceiling once again.

February 12, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

The national debt appears to be increasing again and there is no serious effort to rein in out of control federal spending or balance the budget anywhere on the horizon.  U.S. Representatives: Martha Roby (R) from Montgomery, Mike Rogers (R) from Saks, and Bradley Byrne (R) voted against the agreement between Democrats and the House’s Republican Leadership.

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