Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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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.
April 12, 2018 Press Release
“Each Congress since being elected to serve Alabama’s Second District, I’ve introduced similar balanced budget legislation. I’m hopeful that we will soon see it across the finish line to ensure that future generations aren’t burdened by insurmountable debt.”
April 12, 2018 Press Release
As a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, properly funding our military is one of my top priorities.
April 11, 2018 Press Release
“The Music Modernization Act is a critically important step towards finally bringing music licensing into the 21st Century."
April 6, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
In addition to my recent district travel, I had the privilege of visiting Marion Military Institute (MMI) for the first time, and I was truly impressed.
March 30, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
While I hear from my constituents when Congress is in session through letters, phone calls, emails, meetings, and social media, the time I get to spend having in-person conversations back at home is truly invaluable.
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In The News

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.

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.

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