Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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May 9, 2018 Roby in the News
President Donald Trump asked Congress on Tuesday to rescind $15 billion in spending that has already been approved by Congress in the most recent omnibus spending bill.
May 8, 2018 Press Release
“I support the Trump Administration’s use of the rescission tool to identify and cut out some of our government’s wasteful, unnecessary spending."
May 8, 2018 Press Release
“I have said from the very beginning that the Iran Deal was a flawed, weak deal that served the interests of bad actors in Iran at the expense of our own."
May 4, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
By now, I don’t think it’s a secret that I am unapologetically pro-life. I believe life begins at conception, and I consider it one of my greatest responsibilities in Congress to fight on behalf of the unborn.
April 27, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Attorney General Sessions and I have made our position clear: Discriminating against companies for their important work to strengthen border security as directed by the federal government is unacceptable, and we will fight it every step of the way.
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April 26, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today participated in a House Judiciary Committee hearing where she discussed Twitter’s censorship of pro-life views.
April 26, 2018 Press Release
Representative Roby asked the Attorney General what the Department of Justice plans to do about the recent reports that some city and state governments have passed laws and ordinances to “blacklist” federal contractors because they wish to work on bolstering the infrastructure at the southern border, including the construction of a wall.
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April 23, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today congratulated Montgomery student Christine Choi upon being selected as the winner of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition in Alabama’s Second District.
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April 20, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I am proud to share some exciting news for Alabama’s farmers: The House Agriculture Committee has approved the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, more commonly known as the farm bill.
April 13, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
It is truly a great honor and privilege to be an advocate for Fort Rucker and Maxwell-Gunter Air Force base in Congress. I will never stop fighting on behalf of our service members and their families.

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In The News

July 2, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby has made a request to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for records that she says might shed light on allegations of neglect and mismanagement at the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System.

June 30, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Alabama lawmakers are lauding today's Supreme Court decision that allows employers with religious objections to opt out of providing contraceptive coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

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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.

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