Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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October 20, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
While we cannot control what happens on the other side of the Capitol, the House will remain focused on keeping our promises.
October 13, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column

The House recently passed S. 585, the Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act, and sent it to the President's desk for his signature.

October 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today spoke in support of legislation that would secure greater protections for federal whistleblowers and increase penalties against those who retaliate against them.

October 6, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column

I recently had the opportunity to meet a little boy named Micah Pickering while he and his family were visiting Washington. Micah has an incredible story. He was born at 22 weeks and spent four long months in intensive care. He overcame many obstacles, and now he’s a happy, healthy kindergartener.

October 4, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) co-sponsored legislation that passed the House Tuesday to restrict abortions after six months of pregnancy.
September 29, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Whatever the outcome of the F-35 decision, I can confidently say that we gave it everything we had and left it all on the field.
September 28, 2017 Press Release
As the Air Force nears a decision on where to base the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, U.S. Representative Roby (R-Ala.) is making a final push to emphasize key advantages favoring Montgomery’s 187th Fighter Wing.
September 27, 2017 Press Release
As Congressional Republicans unveiled their highly-anticipated tax reform plan, U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) said the goal is to allow all taxpayers to keep more of their hard-earned money.
September 22, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Ultimately, our goal is to overhaul our tax code to make it simpler, fairer, and flatter.
September 15, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I believe our immigration policies should discourage illegal entry, not reward it.
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In The News

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.

June 3, 2015 Representative Roby In The News

Patients at Veterans Administration hospitals in Montgomery and Tuskegee are receiving the worst treatment in the country, U.S. Rep. Martha Roby said.

In a speech on the floor of the House of Representatives, Roby, R-Montgomery, said that efforts to make improvements to the VA have slowed as attention has shifted from the issue.

May 13, 2015 Representative Roby In The News

WASHINGTON — A pro-life bill considered by Congress Wednesday has received the support of every Republican member of Alabama’s U.S. House delegation.

May 9, 2015 Representative Roby In The News

We were flying into Baghdad in a C-130 at the exact moment Martha Roby’s daughter was in the emergency room in Alabama. Margaret, almost 10, took a bad fall. Her arm was broken in two places.

The break was so severe that they decided to take her to the children’s hospital in Birmingham to put pins in her arm.

May 7, 2015 Representative Roby In The News

WASHINGTON — After a year of operations, the mostly secret work of the special House committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks is fueling partisan rancor that threatens to bleed into the 2016 presidential election.

May 7, 2015 Representative Roby In The News

Pike Liberal Arts senior government students got to hear first hand the ins and outs of working in Washington D.C.

Rep. Martha Roby, Alabama 2nd Congressional District, met with the PLAS seniors Wednesday morning and said she hoped to be able to explain to students a typical day-in-the-life for her.

May 5, 2015 Representative Roby In The News

WASHINGTON — After months of refusing, former Secretary of State and current presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has reportedly agreed to testify before the Select Committee to Investigate the Benghazi terror attacks.

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