Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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December 8, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
As a gun owner myself and a staunch defender of the Second Amendment, I am pleased to report that the House of Representatives has taken action to preserve Americans’ constitutional right and ensure that our background check system is functioning properly.
December 1, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I’m proud of the work being done for STEM education at Maxwell and Fort Rucker, and I am eager to see it continue and flourish.
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November 17, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Thanksgiving is a special holiday because it offers us an opportunity to pause as a nation and thank God for all the ways He has blessed us.
November 16, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today celebrated House passage of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which would be the first overhaul of the federal tax code in more than 30 years.
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November 10, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
After a week of debate and deliberation, the House Ways and Means Committee approved H.R. 1, The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. It will now go to the full House for consideration.
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November 7, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
If you are a veteran, I would like to extend my sincere gratitude to you and to your family. This country is great because you and people like you were willing to sacrifice on our behalf.
November 7, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today paid tribute to veterans in a speech on the House floor and said advocating for those who have served this nation is one of the most rewarding parts of her job.
November 2, 2017 Press Release
“This is a unique and exciting opportunity to deliver on our promise and give the American people the results they deserve,” Roby said.
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October 27, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Our country is in the midst of a heroin and opioid epidemic, with 91 Americans dying every day from an overdose.
October 26, 2017 Press Release
“By passing this budget today, Congress is one step closer to enacting pro-growth tax reform that will offer much-needed relief to American families,” Roby said.

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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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