Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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November 2, 2017 Press Release
“This is a unique and exciting opportunity to deliver on our promise and give the American people the results they deserve,” Roby said.
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October 27, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Our country is in the midst of a heroin and opioid epidemic, with 91 Americans dying every day from an overdose.
October 26, 2017 Press Release
“By passing this budget today, Congress is one step closer to enacting pro-growth tax reform that will offer much-needed relief to American families,” Roby said.
October 25, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today joined Ivanka Trump and leaders from the House and Senate to promote a plan to expand the child tax credit to help working families. 
October 25, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today spoke out against the practice of eradicating Down Syndrome through abortions and received assurances that American medical research would never lead to such horrific eugenics policies.
October 20, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
While we cannot control what happens on the other side of the Capitol, the House will remain focused on keeping our promises.
October 13, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column

The House recently passed S. 585, the Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act, and sent it to the President's desk for his signature.

October 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today spoke in support of legislation that would secure greater protections for federal whistleblowers and increase penalties against those who retaliate against them.

October 6, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column

I recently had the opportunity to meet a little boy named Micah Pickering while he and his family were visiting Washington. Micah has an incredible story. He was born at 22 weeks and spent four long months in intensive care. He overcame many obstacles, and now he’s a happy, healthy kindergartener.

October 4, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) co-sponsored legislation that passed the House Tuesday to restrict abortions after six months of pregnancy.

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In The News

March 12, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Farmers follow strict guidelines to store their fuel.

Alabama Congresswoman Martha Roby has co-sponsored a bill to ease those regulations.

"If I'm trying to meet regulations, i can not be in the field on my farm raising a crop to provide income for my family and to feed the world, " says local farmer, Thomas Adams.

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March 11, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Military forces of the Russian Federation have occupied the Crimea, a Republic in the Ukraine.  Russia has announced that the Crimea will be voting soon on secession from the Ukraine presumably to be incorporated into Russia.  All of this is in defiance of post-Cold War treaties, at least one of which guarantees Ukraine’s borders with American force.

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.”

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