Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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June 15, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I’m sure most of us know someone whose life has been affected by opioid abuse. Whether it’s prescription pain relievers or synthetic opioids like fentanyl, the crisis has only gotten worse.
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June 8, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I support the use of the commonsense rescission tool to identify and weed out at least a portion of government waste.
June 8, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today congratulated Montgomery natives Agnes Armstrong and Ford Cleveland for completing internships this summer in her Washington, D.C. office.
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June 1, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I had the privilege of visiting Opp in Covington County one morning, and while I was in town, I stopped by the Lurleen B. Wallace Community College (LBWCC) MacArthur Campus for a tour and an update from leadership, faculty, and staff.
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May 24, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I was proud to support the NDAA, and I look forward to seeing President Trump sign this legislation into law.
May 18, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed S. 2372, the VA MISSION Act, taking another critical step towards fulfilling our promise to make the Department of Veterans Affairs work for the men and women who have selflessly served our great nation.
May 17, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis today announced that Fort Rucker has been named a recipient of the Commander in Chief’s Annual Award for Installation Excellence.
May 17, 2018 Press Release
“I am proud to serve Alabama’s Second District where agriculture is the largest employer – responsible for more than 93,000 jobs and more than $11 billion in economic impact,” said Representative Roby.
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May 17, 2018 Roby in the News
Alabama 2nd District U.S. Rep. Martha Roby returned from a bipartisan female Congressional Delegation (CODEL) Mother’s Day trip to Afghanistan on Tuesday. This was the seventh time she’s made the trip.
May 16, 2018 Press Release
The House of Representatives today passed S. 2372, the VA MISSION Act.

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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

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.

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.

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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