Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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March 16, 2017 Press Release
A measure to strengthen accountability within the Department of Veterans Affairs is one step closer to becoming law today, as the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1259, The VA Accountability First Act.
March 10, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
It’s no secret that the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, has made a mess of our nation’s health care system.
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March 8, 2017 Press Release
The United States House of Representatives today passed the Fiscal Year 2017 Appropriations bill. U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) applauded the bill’s passage, highlighting critical funding for the military at both a national and local level.
March 7, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
With February being National Career and Technical Education Month, last week I visited two emerging career tech programs in different corners of Alabama’s 2nd District.
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March 6, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today announced she has selected Torrie Miller Matous to serve as her Chief of Staff.
March 3, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Last week millions of Americans tuned in to watch President Donald Trump address a joint session of Congress. It was a seminal moment for a new President and a new Congress, and one I think our country really needed.
February 28, 2017 Press Release
Tonight President Trump laid out several ways his administration and Congress can work together to rebuild our nation.
February 17, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
There’s a lot of increased interest in government right now. That’s one of the reasons I agreed to serve as the subject of “Inside Congress: Alabama to DC."
February 16, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby today called on her colleagues to strike a last-minute Obama Administration rule that attempts to force states to direct their Title X public health dollars to abortion providers.
February 10, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column

This past week we celebrated an especially proud moment for the State of Alabama and our country as Jeff Sessions was confirmed and then sworn-in as Attorney General of the United States.
 

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In The News

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.

February 11, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

A plan to reverse pension cuts for working-age military retirees easily passed the House today.

Alabama's Legislative Delegation voted unanimously to repeal the 1 percent cut to pension payments for military retirees younger than 62. The cuts were part of the two-year budget agreement passed in October as part of a deal to end the 16-day government shutdown.

February 11, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

A House subcommittee report released Tuesday places the blame over the response to the Benghazi terrorist attack squarely on the administration's shoulders.

February 11, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Administration officials should have anticipated the terrorist threat to the American consulate in Benghazi before it was attacked in 2012, according to a Republican analysis released Tuesday.

February 11, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee blame the White House for failing to provide sufficient security to defend a U.S. outpost in Benghazi, Libya, and that the administration quickly knew the violence was a terrorist attack.

February 6, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

The Obama administration is urging Congress to quickly move to increase the nation's borrowing authority to avoid default, but Alabama's lawmakers say they want meaningful spending cuts or policy concessions first.

Asked if he could vote for a debt limit increase without any spending or policy conditions, Sen. Richard Shelby replied in a statement: “Absolutely not."

February 4, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

The U.S. Senate passed a new farm bill that will save taxpayers more than $23 billion over the life of the bill. The bill has been sent to President Obama, who is expected to sign the bill in to law on Friday.

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