Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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March 21, 2017 Press Release
President Trump today singed into law legislation reauthorizing the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) with $19.5 billion and key policy provisions supporting the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
March 17, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
The same strict accountability standards that apply to senior managers need to extend to rank-and-file employees so that no one can get away with abuse or neglect at the VA.
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."

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In The News

February 1, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Reform-minded GOP legislators are nudging the GOP’s immigration debate towards a focus on American wage-earners, and away from a focus on companies’ demands for new workers.

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February 1, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Wrapping up a busy week for his pen and phone, President Obama on Saturday vowed to continue acting without Congress wherever possible and said he’ll find new partners outside Washington to help him.

January 31, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

On Thursday, House Republicans have released principles for immigration reform that may indicate that the House Republican leadership may be close to an agreement with Democrats on long stalled immigration reform.  U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R) from Montgomery said that she is closely monitoring the situation in Congress.

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January 31, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

After two years of reverting to old policy, it is likely the Farm Bill will pass the United States Senate later this week.

The House of Representatives passed the bill 251-166 on Jan. 28, only a day after it was introduced.

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January 30, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, provided the following statement Thursday amid speculation that Congress may push an immigration reform proposal during this session:

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January 29, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

The powerful House Appropriations Committee announced Wednesday that it has re-allocated membership in its subcommittees, bringing new faces and new priorities to crucial panels such as the one overseeing defense spending.
 

January 29, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

After two years of partisan deadlock, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a comprehensive farm bill today that includes a basket full of programs, including funding for food stamps, foreign aid and subsidies for American farmers.

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January 29, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R) from Montgomery responded to President Barack H. Obama's (D) State of the Union address, saying that the President's lofty, campaign-style rhetoric doesn't match reality.

January 29, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

The following are official statements from Alabama's representatives following President Obama's State of the Union Address Tuesday evening.

U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama)

January 28, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Seeking to energize his sluggish second term, President Barack Obama vowed Tuesday night in his State of the Union address to sidestep Congress “whenever and wherever” necessary to narrow economic disparities between rich and poor.

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