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January 10, 2020 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Human trafficking can take many forms, and it is hard to know the full scale of its impact. Even though it is a larger issue that is faced no matter the country you live in, there are ways in which we can take responsibility to tackle trafficking head on. It is crucial to be aware of what is going on around you in your community. If at any point you have information on a potential trafficking case or believe you have witnessed something questionable, act fast and immediately contact the Alabama State Bureau of Investigation at (334) 242-1142 or visit their website to file a report at https://www.alea.gov/sbi.
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January 3, 2020 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
It is hard to acknowledge that 2019 has come to an end, and a new year is upon us. Not only are we stepping into a new year, but we are moving into a new decade. We have seen a significant surge in development for Alabama, and the effects can be found as far as each corner of the state. With this new decade comes a fresh opportunity for greater growth and development across our state.
December 20, 2019 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year, and it is easy to get caught up in all the responsibilities that come along with it. These obligations can be quick to distract us from the true meaning behind the Christmas season. With everything happening across our country and around the world, it is inevitable that our attention is focused elsewhere.
December 13, 2019 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 with a vote of 377-48. This annual bill authorizes the various military programs and defense activities in the Department of Defense. It does not provide budget authority, which will be provided in future legislation.
December 13, 2019 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) made comments this week during the House Judiciary Committee’s markup of H. Res. 755, the articles of impeachment against President Trump.
December 6, 2019 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
For many, December 14 will be just another day to cross off the calendar; it’s another day closer to the holidays and the new year. For Alabamians, it marks one of the greatest celebrations to date in the history of our state. On December 14, 1819, Alabama was incorporated into the Union as the nation’s twenty-second state. From North Alabama all the way down to the Wiregrass, Alabamians join together to commemorate the 200th anniversary of statehood to honor the beloved place we call home.
November 22, 2019 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
It can be easy to lose sight of our blessings when our attention is focused on all that is happening across the country and around the world. As we congregate around tables full of delicious cooking and conversation with people we love, I hope that we all remember just how blessed we are.
November 19, 2019 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today spoke on the House Floor highlighting the introduction of legislation that honors the bicentennial anniversary of Alabama’s statehood. Representatives Robert Aderholt (R-AL), Mike Rogers (R-AL), Mo Brooks (R-AL), Terri Sewell (D-AL), Bradley Byrne (R-AL), and Gary Palmer (R-AL) joined Representative Roby in the endeavor to commemorate this important milestone in Alabama history.
November 15, 2019 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
The Congressional Art Competition is a unique opportunity to recognize the artistic talents of students from all over the country, including those in Alabama’s Second Congressional District. The winning artwork is displayed in the U.S. Capitol building for one year, and the exhibit includes the winning artwork from all participating congressional districts.
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November 14, 2019 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL), a member of the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, today participated in a hearing regarding the Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection’s failures at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Representative Roby highlighted the importance of whistleblowers in uncovering critical issues at Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System (CAVHCS) and the urgent need for staffing improvements within the VA system.

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January 11, 2019 Representative Roby In The News
On Thursday, Representative Martha Roby (AL-2) spoke on the House floor to underscore the severity of the situation at the southern border, saying, “We are in the midst of a real crisis, and we must act now.”
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November 16, 2018 Representative Roby In The News
On Thursday, Alabama 2nd District U.S. Rep Martha Roby took to the House floor to discuss the devastation to the counties in Alabama’s Second District that were impacted by the storm.
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November 16, 2018 Representative Roby In The News
Farmers are still struggling and that's why U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue, and Alabama Agriculture Commissioner John McMillan came down to assess Hurricane Michael damages and discuss the road to recovery with local farmers.
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November 16, 2018 Representative Roby In The News
Governor Kay Ivey on Friday announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) designated five Alabama counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas. The primary counties include: Barbour, Geneva, Henry, Houston and Pike Counties.
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November 16, 2018 Representative Roby In The News
On Friday, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue stopped in Alabama to survey the agricultural impact resulting from damage due to Hurricane Michael last month.
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November 15, 2018 Representative Roby In The News
Rep. Martha Roby (AL-2) took to the floor of the United States House of Representatives on Thursday to discuss the counties in southeast Alabama that were devastated by Hurricane Michael last month, especially recognizing the area’s agriculture community and encouraging those who still need recovery assistance to contact her offices.
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October 17, 2018 Representative Roby In The News
Roby told Yellowhammer News on Monday there were different government agencies with which to coordinate the disaster response, and she vowed to do so in her role representing the state’s second congressional district.
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October 17, 2018 Representative Roby In The News
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) is urging Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to declare portions of the Wiregrass as agriculture disaster areas in the wake of Hurricane Michael.
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September 28, 2018 Representative Roby In The News
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a new bill to strengthen the laws against child sex crimes Tuesday.
September 28, 2018 Representative Roby In The News
America’s children are one step closer to being a littler safer after a bill sponsored by Alabama 2nd District U.S. Rep. Martha Roby passed the House on Tuesday.

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