If University of Alabama School of Law graduate and Birmingham-native Stephen Boyd has any luck, his resume will grow bit longer this spring
Over the last month during the August district work period, I have had the opportunity to travel throughout Alabama’s Second District to meet with constituents, local leaders, and business owners. Having this time to hear firsthand from the people I represent is tremendously important, and I believe it enables me to better represent your views in Washington.
Throughout the eight long years of the Obama Administration, Alabamians suffered under an overly-empowered regulatory state that burdened hardworking men and women and their businesses with countless harmful federal regulations. This type of overreach was seen across the many federal agencies, but perhaps none more blatantly than the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Each year, members of Congress take the month of August to spend time on the ground in their respective districts meeting with constituents and local leaders, visiting businesses and industries, and ultimately listening to the concerns of people at home.
It’s hard to believe that summer is winding down and most students are already back in school. As the mother of two school-aged children, I know firsthand how precious the summer months are and how quickly they always fly by. The Roby family is geared up and ready to take on another school year, and if you have children in school, I wish your family a happy and healthy school year, too.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today congratulated William Chandler, Bates Herrick, and Hunter McEntire, three students from Alabama’s Second Congressional District, for completing internships in her Washington, D.C., office.
As your representative in Congress, one of my top priorities is assisting the people of Alabama’s Second District with various issues that may arise with the federal government in addition to offering numerous other resources.
Last month’s jobs report showed that job openings are at a record high, confirming our country’s continued positive economic progress. For the first time since the year 2000, the number of job openings is larger than the number of people unemployed.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL), a member of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, today applauded yesterday’s full Appropriations Committee passage of the Fiscal Year 2019 Labor-HHS funding bill.
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Recently, Crenshaw County received a visit from it’s own district house of representative Martha Roby. Roby, who has been service Alabama’s Second District since 2011, is a Montgomery native, and is one of the first women elected to Congress from Alabama during regular elections.
A bill that will allow employers to offer private-sector employees the choice of paid time off in lieu of cash wages for overtime hours worked, allowing them greater choice and increased time flexibility in the workplace, passed out of the House Committee on Education and
Two more members of Congress from Alabama have fallen in line behind House leadership and President Trump in backing a new national health care program.
With the support announced Wednesday by U.S. Reps. Bradley Byrne and Martha Roby, a majority of Alabama's congressional delegation have said they will vote for the bill.
GENEVA, Al (WTVY) - Across Alabama, schools, administrators, and even U.S. Representatives are celebrating Career Technical Education month.
Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, said she was given a platform to be a stronger advocate for Alabama's military community, including being a booster of bringing the F-35A fighter jet to Montgomery, through her committee assignments in the new Congress.
Upon returning to Washington, D.C. this week, Alabama 2nd District U.S. Rep. Martha Roby has been meeting with top military leaders to discuss the future of Alabama’s military installations.
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.
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.