Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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January 19, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) applauded President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue to be the next Secretary of Agriculture.
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January 13, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) is the subject of a new Alabama Public Television documentary project offering an inside look at the myriad roles of a United States congressman.
January 13, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Committee assignments for the 115th Congress were announced this past week. As you may know, much of the meaningful legislative work in Congress takes place in committee.
January 12, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) has been assigned to serve on the House Judiciary Committee, a key panel with jurisdiction over criminal statutes, administration of federal courts, immigration policy and border enforcement, and regulatory procedure, among others.
January 11, 2017 Press Release
President-elect Donald Trump today announced that he has tapped Dr. David Shulkin to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs.
January 10, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today applauded Senator Jeff Sessions’ (R-Ala.) testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee as part of the proceedings to confirm his nomination as Attorney General.
January 5, 2017 Press Release
The 115th Congress today affirmed its commitment to jumpstarting job growth and easing the burden on American families with House passage of legislation that will rein in federal agencies’ aggressive regulation, U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) said.
January 4, 2017 Press Release
With its first legislative act of the 115th Congress, the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday unanimously passed a bill to bring greater accountability to the Department of Veterans Affairs.
January 3, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) was sworn in for her fourth term in the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday, vowing to “support and defend the Constitution of the United States… bear true faith and allegiance to the same… and faithfully discharge the duties of the office.”
December 16, 2016 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I hope we can all make a special effort this year to demonstrate the true spirit of the season by spreading joy, hope, and peace in a sometimes troubled world.

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In The News

January 15, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Over the last year, lawmakers repeatedly expressed disbelief during closed-door briefings with Pentagon and military officials over why the armed forces was ill-equipped to respond to the terrorist attacks on Americans in Benghazi in 2012.

January 15, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

On the eve of the terrorist attacks that killed U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens and three other Americans in Benghazi, the Obama White House may have exaggerated the scope and depth of President Obama's preparation for such attacks, newly declassified documents show. 

January 14, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Representative Martha Roby honored Dale County Schools Superintendent Donny Bynum for his recognition as Alabama Superintendent of the Year for 2014.

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January 14, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Hundreds of pages of declassified transcripts from the U.S. military's top commanders present a picture of a woefully ill-postured military force whose assets were not in a position to quickly respond to the Benghazi terror attack -- or other hot spots across Africa and the Middle East. 

January 13, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Conservatives have been troubled by efforts by the Obama Administration to coerce states to adopt the controversial Common Core Curriculum.  Now the Obama Administration is asking schools to adopt newly announced federal "guidelines" for school discipline.

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January 10, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Representative Martha Roby has announced the additions of two new staff members.

Amelia McMahon and David Wellen will join Roby’s constituent services team.

January 10, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

On Thursday, U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R) spoke in support of a House resolution that would bring legal action against the Administration of Barack H. Obama in an effort to rein in what the Congress considers to be executive overreaches.

January 9, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

In an effort to push back against Executive Branch overreaches, Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, today announced her support of a House resolution designed to bring legal action against the Obama Administration and compel the judicial branch to rein it in.

January 6, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Why did VA hospitals restrict and in some cases ban volunteers from bringing holiday cheer to patients?

That’s the question Rep. Jeff Miller (R-Fla.) wants answered. He’s the chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and he’s accusing the VA of disrespecting Christmas as well as censoring and obstructing volunteers bearing gifts and Christmas cards.

January 6, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Happy New Year! I hope that you had a great holiday season and that you were able to spend time with family. The New Year provides a great time to reflect on the blessings of the past year and look forward to the opportunities of the next year with renewed vigor.

As we begin the new year, I wanted to share with you five major items that you will want to follow in 2014.

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