Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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December 13, 2016 Press Release
Roby, who has been working to bring the F-35 assignment to the 187th Fighter Wing at Montgomery’s Dannelly Field, told WSFA 12 News she welcomed President-elect Trump’s concerns about spending, but explained that cost concerns for the F-35 were mostly in the past.
December 9, 2016 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) voted against a federal water policy bill this week, citing the removal of a provision from current law encouraging the states of Alabama, Florida, and Georgia to negotiate a water sharing agreement between them.
December 9, 2016 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
As the sun sets on the 114th Congress, I’m proud to report some noteworthy legislative victories.
December 7, 2016 Press Release
The Montgomery-based 187th Fighter Wing is among five Air National Guard units throughout the country being considered to house the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, Air Force officials announced Wednesday.
December 2, 2016 Press Release
The National Defense Authorization Act allows us to make real progress towards increasing the strength and agility of our military.
December 2, 2016 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
It's past time fort the U.S. to once again lead the world in medical research and innovation, and I believe that the 21st Century Cures Act puts us on that path.
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November 30, 2016 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
The bill improves medical treatment discovery, development, and delivery for those who need it most.
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November 29, 2016 Press Release
This bill rightly enables veterans to choose the best health care options for themselves and their families, and I am proud to support it.
November 28, 2016 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
These sanctions have been some of the most meaningful tools in bringing Iran and its ambitious weapons program to heel. Extending them for another ten years is the right decision.
November 23, 2016 Press Release
This decision is a conservative victory for the 21 states and dozens of business groups who challenged that this new rule handed down by President Obama’s Department of Labor would increase government costs.

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In The News

January 2, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Jordan McLendon simply wanted to honor her late grandfather, who was a Vietnam veteran, by giving some Christmas gifts she made to local veterans at the Montgomery Veterans Affairs Hospital. After being denied the ability to share the gifts because the word "Christmas" was on the packaging, McClendon is finding support from a U.S.

January 2, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, today asked the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to explain any policies that could have barred an Alabama woman from passing out Christmas gift bags and cards to patients at a Montgomery hospital.

After a similar incident in Texas recently, the VA said there was no such policy and there had been a misunderstanding.

January 2, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby announced Tuesday that Frances Spurlin, who currently serves as a constituent services representative in her Andalusia office, will be retiring after 27 years of service to Alabama’s Second Congressional District.

December 29, 2013 Representative Roby In The News

A cut to military retirement pay in the budget signed Thursday by President Obama has already triggered such a backlash that Congress may vote in January to toss it out.

December 19, 2013 Representative Roby In The News

Just one day after the Senate's passage of a two-year budget agreement, Montgomery Republican Martha Roby is joining with other representatives to try and change one of its most controversial provisions.

December 19, 2013 Representative Roby In The News

Alabama Republican Rep. Martha Roby and Pennsylvania Republican Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick are attempting to revive an effort to prevent cuts to military retirement benefits by closing a loophole that has allowed illegal immigrants to unlawfully obtain welfare benefits.

December 17, 2013 Representative Roby In The News

A panel discussion with Representative Martha Roby and Fort Rucker officials was held today. The main topic of concern was the future of army aviation in the midst of sequestration.

December 17, 2013 Representative Roby In The News

Predictability and flexibility.

That’s what top Fort Rucker and Army officials told members of Congress they need to ensure the future of Army aviation at a panel discussion held Tuesday on post.

December 14, 2013 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) will host the Chairman of the House Armed Services Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee, Rep. Michael Turner (R-OH), for a visit to the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence at Fort Rucker on Tuesday, December 17.

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