Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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June 1, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today announced her 2017 appointments to the United States service academies.
May 26, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
It’s official – there will be no more attempts by the U.S. Department of Education to coerce states into adopting its preferred policies, standards, and curriculum, including Common Core.
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May 25, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) reacted to a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) report revealing that the State of Alabama saw the nation’s highest premium increase since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare.
May 23, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of her bill to combat the sexual exploitation of children in the United States and abroad.
May 23, 2017 Press Release
“The release of President Trump’s budget blueprint to Congress marks an important step in funding our federal government through the appropriations process."
May 17, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today joined a group of national leaders and lawmakers, including Ivanka Trump, at the White House for a listening session on human trafficking.
May 17, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, today released a statement on House passage of three bills honoring our nation's law enforcement.
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
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 The bill aims to give working Americans more choice and flexibility in the work place by removing an outdated federal restriction on the use of "comp time” in the private sector.

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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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