Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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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
The Trump Administration has issued a statement of support for U.S. Representative Martha Roby’s (R-Ala.) bill H.R. 1180, the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017.
May 2, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby’s (R-Ala.) bill to offer working Americans more choice and flexibility with time in the workplace passed the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday.
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 The bill aims to give working Americans more choice and flexibility in the work place by removing an outdated federal restriction on the use of "comp time” in the private sector.
April 28, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Though sometimes necessary to prevent a lapse in critical services, these short term, stop-gap funding extensions are no way to govern.
April 27, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today responded to the release of President Trump’s tax reform proposal.
April 26, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby’s (R-Ala.) bill to provide greater choice and increased time flexibility in the workplace passed through committee Wednesday. This was a key legislative step toward full House passage.

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In The News

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.

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.

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