Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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June 8, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today spoke in favor of legislation that would level the playing field for community banks and credit unions and the small businesses and farmers who depend on them.
June 8, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today responded to the announcement that former Central Alabama VA Director James Talton is no longer employed by the Alabama Department of Public Health.
June 7, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today questioned Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta about the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) aggressive tactics to enforce workplace safety rules.
June 5, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today applauded action taken by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to modernize its electronic patient record system in order to improve and streamline health care for veterans.
June 2, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Our country took a collective pause on Memorial Day to honor the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.
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."

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In The News

January 22, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., encouraged the students at the Business and Finance Academy at Pike County High School Tuesday to be in tune to their “ah-ha” moments.

Roby told the students that personal “ah-ha” moments propelled her into the Montgomery City Council race and then into the race for the U.S. Representative District 2 seat.

January 22, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) will spend the day in Eufaula on Thursday, January 23 to meet with local residents, visit Lakeside School, and tour a local business. This week is the first “District Work Week” in 2014 for Members of Congress. Rep. Roby visited Pike County on Tuesday and made stops around Montgomery on Wednesday.

10:45 – 11:45: Visit to Lakeside School

January 21, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby visited several locations in Pike County Tuesday.

Her stops included Pike County High School in Brundidge, the Walmart Distribution Center and Buy-Rite in Bank.

WSFA 12 News reporter Hannah Lane spoke with the congresswoman and got the latest on a bill Roby has cosponsored that would repeal and replace Obamacare.

January 20, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

It was the political hot potato of the 2012 election season.  Did the White House place Americans on the ground in a dangerously volatile situation where Al Qaeda agents could get to them and did weakness on the part of the administration lead to those Americans dying without aid?

January 18, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

The Alabama lawmaker who has been leading a congressional probe into the 2012 terrorism against Americans in Benghazi, Libya, says she has determined that Department of Defense was “woefully unprepared” to respond to the attacks.

January 16, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

A Montgomery-based program that ensures the Air Force develops and uses secure computer software will get a $10 million boost from an omnibus spending bill nearing final approval in Congress.

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. 

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