Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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October 25, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today joined Ivanka Trump and leaders from the House and Senate to promote a plan to expand the child tax credit to help working families. 
October 25, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today spoke out against the practice of eradicating Down Syndrome through abortions and received assurances that American medical research would never lead to such horrific eugenics policies.
October 20, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
While we cannot control what happens on the other side of the Capitol, the House will remain focused on keeping our promises.
October 13, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column

The House recently passed S. 585, the Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act, and sent it to the President's desk for his signature.

October 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today spoke in support of legislation that would secure greater protections for federal whistleblowers and increase penalties against those who retaliate against them.

October 6, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column

I recently had the opportunity to meet a little boy named Micah Pickering while he and his family were visiting Washington. Micah has an incredible story. He was born at 22 weeks and spent four long months in intensive care. He overcame many obstacles, and now he’s a happy, healthy kindergartener.

October 4, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) co-sponsored legislation that passed the House Tuesday to restrict abortions after six months of pregnancy.
September 29, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Whatever the outcome of the F-35 decision, I can confidently say that we gave it everything we had and left it all on the field.
September 28, 2017 Press Release
As the Air Force nears a decision on where to base the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, U.S. Representative Roby (R-Ala.) is making a final push to emphasize key advantages favoring Montgomery’s 187th Fighter Wing.
September 27, 2017 Press Release
As Congressional Republicans unveiled their highly-anticipated tax reform plan, U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) said the goal is to allow all taxpayers to keep more of their hard-earned money.

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In The News

June 24, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Rep. Martha Roby said reports that a physician with the Department of Veterans Affairs in Montgomery altered patient records to reflect tests that never occurred is just another example of mismanagement at the healthcare facility.

June 18, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

The arrest of a suspected key player in the Sept. 11, 2012 attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Libya is a step in the right direction that will hopefully lead to more being brought to justice, said one of the House lawmakers charged with investigating the deadly incident.

June 12, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

In the wake of the scandals involving  Central Alabama Veteran Health Care System, U.S. Rep. Martha Roby said she is sending two staff members to Montgomery to meet with VA employees or others who have concerns about the health clinics.

June 11, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Rep. Martha Roby said she was misled over the fate of Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System employees caught up in a scheduling scandal and in fact no workers involved in the situation have been terminated.

May 27, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Representative Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, announced her 2014 military academy appointments. As a Member of Congress, Rep. Roby may nominate eligible students for consideration for appointment to the prestigious United States Air Force, Naval, Military and Merchant Marine Academies.

May 24, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Rep. Martha Roby is calling on the president to fire embattled Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki in the wake of controversies over patient care.

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.

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