On the last day before August recess, the U.S. Senate confirmed Rep. Martha Roby‘s former Chief of Staff as the Assistant U.S. Attorney General for Legislative Affairs.
The farm bill is a critically important piece of legislation that sets agriculture policy in our country for about five years at a time, meaning every five years or so, it is Congress’ responsibility to craft and then ultimately pass a new – and hopefully improved – version to provide our farmers with the certainty they need.
Over the last month during the August district work period, I have had the opportunity to travel throughout Alabama’s Second District to meet with constituents, local leaders, and business owners. Having this time to hear firsthand from the people I represent is tremendously important, and I believe it enables me to better represent your views in Washington.
Throughout the eight long years of the Obama Administration, Alabamians suffered under an overly-empowered regulatory state that burdened hardworking men and women and their businesses with countless harmful federal regulations. This type of overreach was seen across the many federal agencies, but perhaps none more blatantly than the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Each year, members of Congress take the month of August to spend time on the ground in their respective districts meeting with constituents and local leaders, visiting businesses and industries, and ultimately listening to the concerns of people at home.
It’s hard to believe that summer is winding down and most students are already back in school. As the mother of two school-aged children, I know firsthand how precious the summer months are and how quickly they always fly by. The Roby family is geared up and ready to take on another school year, and if you have children in school, I wish your family a happy and healthy school year, too.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today congratulated William Chandler, Bates Herrick, and Hunter McEntire, three students from Alabama’s Second Congressional District, for completing internships in her Washington, D.C., office.
As your representative in Congress, one of my top priorities is assisting the people of Alabama’s Second District with various issues that may arise with the federal government in addition to offering numerous other resources.
Last month’s jobs report showed that job openings are at a record high, confirming our country’s continued positive economic progress. For the first time since the year 2000, the number of job openings is larger than the number of people unemployed.
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As the Air Force nears a decision on where to base the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., is making a final push to emphasize key advantages favoring Montgomery’s 187th Fighter Wing.
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, joined 89 other Republicans Friday by opposing a bill that would raise the debt ceiling and extend the operation of the government through Dec. 8.
The bill passed the House by a wide margin, 316-90.
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby said today she does not always agree with President Trump but praised the president's new plans for the war in Afghanistan, which Trump outlined in a televised address Monday night.
The City of Dothan/Houston County Emergency Operations Center welcomed U.S. Representative Martha Roby Monday as she visited the new facility.
Roby toured the facility and spoke with Dothan/Houston County Emergency Management Director Chris Judah.
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) Thursday announced her 2017 appointments to the United States service academies. Each year Rep. Roby nominates students from Alabama’s Second District to be considered for appointment to the United States Air Force, Naval, Military, and Merchant Marine Academies.
Common Core, an Obama-era education initiative that has concerned Alabamians for years, is losing its grip on Capitol Hill.
During an exchange with Alabama Congresswoman Martha Roby, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has pledged that her agency will refuse to unlawfully coerce states into adopting any curriculum, including Common Core standards.
A bill sponsored by U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, that closes loopholes in the law protecting children from sexual abusers passed the House on Monday - legislation that the congresswoman said is needed to combat child sex tourism.
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, joined 216 other House Republicans to vote in favor of a new Healthcare bill Thursday.
The bill now goes to the Senate, where its outcome is uncertain.
Below is a response Roby released on social media after the vote:
The Trump administration on Tuesday endorsed a bill by Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, that gives employees the option of using comp time instead of being paid overtime to help care for family members.