Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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April 12, 2018 Press Release
“Each Congress since being elected to serve Alabama’s Second District, I’ve introduced similar balanced budget legislation. I’m hopeful that we will soon see it across the finish line to ensure that future generations aren’t burdened by insurmountable debt.”
April 12, 2018 Press Release
As a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, properly funding our military is one of my top priorities.
April 11, 2018 Press Release
“The Music Modernization Act is a critically important step towards finally bringing music licensing into the 21st Century."
April 6, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
In addition to my recent district travel, I had the privilege of visiting Marion Military Institute (MMI) for the first time, and I was truly impressed.
March 30, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
While I hear from my constituents when Congress is in session through letters, phone calls, emails, meetings, and social media, the time I get to spend having in-person conversations back at home is truly invaluable.
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March 23, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I believe decisions about education are best made locally, so throughout my time in Congress, I have worked to implement policies that give local teachers and parents more control over making needed improvements to education for our children.
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March 14, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today participated in a Defense Appropriations Subcommittee hearing where she thanked Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson for selecting the 187th Fighter Wing at Dannelly Field to host the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program.
March 9, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
According to the recently released federal statistics, Alabama’s Second District has the thirteenth largest population of military retirees in the entire country, with 16,000 of these men and women living here as of the end of last year. It goes without saying that this is hugely significant, and I was proud to share the news on the House floor recently.
March 7, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today applauded Attorney General Jeff Sessions for the Department of Justice’s actions against the State of California’s dangerous sanctuary policies.
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March 7, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today spoke on the House floor and shared the news that according to the most recent federal statistics Alabama’s Second District has the thirteenth largest population of military retirees in the nation.

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In The News

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.

May 1, 2015 Representative Roby In The News

Eight C-130 aircraft will remain with the 908th Airlift Wing at Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base in Montgomery, according to recently released Air Force plans.

July 8, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

An Army veteran undergoing treatment in an Alabama VA hospital for substance abuse and mental health issues was attacked and beaten by a fellow patient in 2011 and is suing the federal government for negligence.

July 2, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby has made a request to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for records that she says might shed light on allegations of neglect and mismanagement at the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System.

June 30, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Alabama lawmakers are lauding today's Supreme Court decision that allows employers with religious objections to opt out of providing contraceptive coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

Here's reaction from Alabama's Senators and Representatives:

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