Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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May 9, 2018 Roby in the News
President Donald Trump asked Congress on Tuesday to rescind $15 billion in spending that has already been approved by Congress in the most recent omnibus spending bill.
May 8, 2018 Press Release
“I support the Trump Administration’s use of the rescission tool to identify and cut out some of our government’s wasteful, unnecessary spending."
May 8, 2018 Press Release
“I have said from the very beginning that the Iran Deal was a flawed, weak deal that served the interests of bad actors in Iran at the expense of our own."
May 4, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
By now, I don’t think it’s a secret that I am unapologetically pro-life. I believe life begins at conception, and I consider it one of my greatest responsibilities in Congress to fight on behalf of the unborn.
April 27, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Attorney General Sessions and I have made our position clear: Discriminating against companies for their important work to strengthen border security as directed by the federal government is unacceptable, and we will fight it every step of the way.
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April 26, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today participated in a House Judiciary Committee hearing where she discussed Twitter’s censorship of pro-life views.
April 26, 2018 Press Release
Representative Roby asked the Attorney General what the Department of Justice plans to do about the recent reports that some city and state governments have passed laws and ordinances to “blacklist” federal contractors because they wish to work on bolstering the infrastructure at the southern border, including the construction of a wall.
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April 23, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today congratulated Montgomery student Christine Choi upon being selected as the winner of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition in Alabama’s Second District.
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April 20, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I am proud to share some exciting news for Alabama’s farmers: The House Agriculture Committee has approved the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, more commonly known as the farm bill.
April 13, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
It is truly a great honor and privilege to be an advocate for Fort Rucker and Maxwell-Gunter Air Force base in Congress. I will never stop fighting on behalf of our service members and their families.

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In The News

April 23, 2017 Representative Roby In The News

Recently, Crenshaw County received a visit from it’s own district house of representative Martha Roby. Roby, who has been service Alabama’s Second District since 2011, is a Montgomery native, and is one of the first women elected to Congress from Alabama during regular elections.

April 23, 2017 Representative Roby In The News

A bill that will allow employers to offer private-sector employees the choice of paid time off in lieu of cash wages for overtime hours worked, allowing them greater choice and increased time flexibility in the workplace, passed out of the House Committee on Education and

March 22, 2017 Representative Roby In The News

Two more members of Congress from Alabama have fallen in line behind House leadership and President Trump in backing a new national health care program.

With the support announced Wednesday by U.S. Reps. Bradley Byrne and Martha Roby, a majority of Alabama's congressional delegation have said they will vote for the bill.

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February 24, 2017 Representative Roby In The News

GENEVA, Al (WTVY) - Across Alabama, schools, administrators, and even U.S. Representatives are celebrating Career Technical Education month.

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February 6, 2017 Representative Roby In The News

Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, said she was given a platform to be a stronger advocate for Alabama's military community, including being a booster of bringing the F-35A fighter jet to Montgomery, through her committee assignments in the new Congress.

November 17, 2016 Representative Roby In The News

Upon returning to Washington, D.C. this week, Alabama 2nd District U.S. Rep. Martha Roby has been meeting with top military leaders to discuss the future of Alabama’s military installations.

June 25, 2015 Representative Roby In The News
The Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System has stopped hiring medical support staff, part of an attempt by the national Veterans Affairs health system to deal with a $2.6 billion budget shortfall.
 
June 19, 2015 Representative Roby In The News

Legislation that would fund the purchase of helicopters at Fort Rucker, new gear for helicopters and improvements to the post’s elementary school has cleared another legislative hurdle, as the the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 passed the Senate Friday.

June 7, 2015 Representative Roby In The News

The motto of bureaucrats prepared to thwart reform and preserve the status quo, it has been wryly observed, is "This, too, shall pass." The strategy is to simply wait out reform efforts in the confidence that that they will fade away as inertia prevails and attention is turned elsewhere.

June 3, 2015 Representative Roby In The News

WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Martha Roby took to the U.S. House floor Wednesday day to continue her push to give Veterans Affairs administrators the authority to come in and take over substandard VA facilities, after a year of revelations finding the agency has placed veterans on long wait lists for care.

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