Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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August 29, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today congratulated Porter Kennedy, a junior finance major at Auburn University, for completing an internship this summer in her Washington, D.C. office.
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August 29, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today congratulated Nina Harper of Dothan, Alabama, for completing an internship this summer in her Washington, D.C. office.
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August 29, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today congratulated Mary Light of Enterprise, Alabama, for completing an internship this summer in her Washington, D.C. office.
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August 29, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today congratulated Montgomery natives Ashtyne Cole Traylor, Caroline Franklin, Parker Reynolds, and Porter Kennedy for completing internships this summer in her Washington, D.C. office.
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August 25, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I am eager to get students at Prattville and all throughout our state involved in the Congressional App Challenge.
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August 18, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
The Congressional calendar offers time in August for representatives and senators to spend more time home in our states and districts visiting with those we represent.
August 11, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
A lot can change from week to week, so I wanted to share an update on the situation with North Korea. Tensions have escalated further since my recent column outlining the challenges this threat poses.
July 28, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Our House appropriations package that passed on Thursday restores critical funding for the military, and I am especially pleased it includes a much deserved pay raise for all military personnel.
July 28, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today expressed her strong disappointment with the Senate’s failure to pass an Obamacare repeal bill, saying Senate Republicans should keep working to reach an agreement.
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July 27, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today filed H.J. Res. 114, legislation to amend the U.S. Constitution that, if passed and ratified, would require Congress to annually pass a balanced budget. Roby has introduced similar legislation each Congress since being elected.

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In The News

May 22, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

The Veterans Affairs hospital in Montgomery was recently investigated by federal officials, part of a system-wide audit following allegations of treatment delays and preventable deaths in the VA system nationwide.

May 20, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Rep. Martha Roby, R-AL02, was left wondering “what does it take for someone in the Obama Administration to get fired?” after reports revealed that veterans in need of treatment waited months for care, some dying while still on the “secret waiting list.” Additionally, VA officials in multiple cities falsified data to hide long waiting lists for veterans health services.

May 20, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

An Alabama lawmaker is joining the chorus of those calling for an overhaul of the nation's system that provides healthcare for millions of U.S. veterans.

Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, said ongoing scandals at the Department of Veterans Affairs are a "national outrage."

May 19, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

A trio of Alabama Republicans have signed on to a bill that would make it easier for the secretary of Veterans Affairs to fire or demote senior executives.

May 15, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

A bipartisan, all-female congressional delegation spent last weekend celebrating Mother’s Day with the troops in Afghanistan, and the lawmakers have been posting pictures on Facebook and Flickr over the past couple of days.

May 14, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Rep. Martha Roby, herself a mother of two, celebrated the recent Mother's Day holiday thousands of miles away from home.

May 12, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Congresswomen Martha Roby, R-Montgomery and Terri Sewell, D-Birmingham, both shattered a glass ceiling in Alabama when they were elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010.

In winning, Roby and Sewell became the first women from Alabama to be elected to Congress in regular elections and essentially in their own name.

May 11, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Democrats are still weighing whether to participate in the select committee on Benghazi, but House Speaker John A.

May 9, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, has been named to a committee that will examine the Benghazi attack of two years ago.

House Speaker John Boehner named Roby to the House Select Committee on the Events Surrounding the 2012 Terrorist Attack in Benghazi.

May 9, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

House Speaker John Boehner's selection of seven Republicans on a select committee to investigate the Benghazi attacks that killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other diplomatic staff members in September 2012 reveals a mix of male and female lawmakers who bring a variety of experience and political power to the table.

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