Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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April 6, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today attended a special White House event honoring wounded service members and veterans as the Wounded Warrior Project’s Solider Ride made its way through Washington, D.C.
April 5, 2017 Press Release
A bill by U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) to combat the sexual exploitation of children in the United States and around the world passed the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.
March 31, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Just last week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that sanctuary cities will no longer be eligible to receive grants from the Department of Justice. This was a good move.
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March 30, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I am optimistic that Congress and Gov. Perdue can work together to deliver policies that help Alabama’s farmers do what they do best – produce the food and fiber that our country depends on.
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March 29, 2017 Press Release
Veterans receiving mental health care and substance abuse treatment through the Department of Veterans Affairs would gain a powerful new ally under legislation introduced by U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.).
March 24, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today expressed disappointment upon the withdrawal of the American Health Care Act (AHCA).
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March 22, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today voiced her support for the American Health Care Act (AHCA) and called on her fellow House conservatives to keep their promise to repeal and replace Obamacare.
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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.

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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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