Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama


Latest News

April 5, 2014 Roby in the News
The 187th Fighter Wing of the Alabama Air National Guard is headed to Afghanistan. A deployment ceremony was held this morning for the unit, which flies F-16s.
April 4, 2014 Roby in the News
The "Echoes" met with Alabama District 2 Representative Martha Roby this morning.
April 4, 2014 Roby in the News
Labor Secretary Thomas Perez incorrectly cited data from his own department in a congressional hearing Wednesday to justify heightened safety inspections.
April 3, 2014 Roby in the News
The U.S. House of Representatives Thursday passed a bill on a mostly party-line vote to change an Obamacare rule classifying employees who work at least 30 hours as full time.
April 3, 2014 Roby in the News
U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez said Wednesday that Alabama companies that make car parts are being targeted with extra federal safety inspections because they have a higher rate of workplace injuries than the industry nationwide.
March 31, 2014 Press Release
A federal initiative targeting the southern automotive industry for special scrutiny raises questions given recent efforts to undermine "right to work" environments in states like Alabama, U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) said Monday.
March 31, 2014 Editorial

Letter to Secretary Perez

March 31, 2014 Roby in the News
U.S. Representative Martha Roby has questioned a federal initiative that is targeting the southern automotive industry.
March 30, 2014 Roby in the News
Federal workplace safety officials may be unfairly singling out right-to-work states by conducting extra inspections at auto parts makers in the South, an Alabama congresswoman says.
March 28, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today released the following statement upon the passing of former U.S. Senator Jeremiah Denton.


In The News

May 29, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Recent polls indicate that as few as one in ten Americans think Congress is doing a good job. The cause of that discontent is often rooted in a fundamental problem: the American people don’t trust what politicians tell them.

And why should they?

May 24, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Commencement exercises for the Elmore County High class of 2012 will begin at 7 p.m. Friday at Burt Haynie Field in Eclectic.

There, 121 ECHS?students will accept diplomas. There are 35 students graduating with honors among that group, according to school guidance counselor Mark McGhee.

May 24, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Earlier this year, I led the Alabama Congressional delegation in a request to meet with Air Force leaders and discuss the proposed military spending cuts that may affect Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base. This request was a result of the force structure changes the Air Force announced early in 2012. Air Force Secretary Michael Donley and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen.

May 22, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Representative Martha Roby is presently on her way back from Afghanistan today, where she spent time with U.S. military forces in and around Kabul and Kandahar.

May 17, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Alabama's congressional delegation confronted Air Force leaders in a closed-door meeting Wednesday about plans to move seven C-130 transport planes from a Montgomery Air Force Reserve unit, a sign that impending cuts to the defense budget are starting to take their toll.

May 17, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

The Alabama congressional delegation met with Air Force officials over the planned retirement of C-130 aircraft.  The aircraft are flown by the 908th Airlift Wing at Maxwell Air Force Base.  The changes would leave the 908th without any planes - putting hundreds of jobs at risk.

May 17, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Alabama lawmakers met with top Air Force officials on Capitol Hill today to discuss the fate of C-130 cargo planes based in Montgomery.

May 15, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

This month, Dothan, Ala.-based Twitchell Corp. — a manufacturer of fibers, textiles and coatings used by global manufacturers of roller shades, pool and patio furniture, awnings and screens, contract interior products, geotextiles, safety products, automotive interiors and disposable operating room supplies; as well as the U.S. military — celebrates 90 years in business.

May 14, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Troy University awarded approximately 750 degrees during two commencement ceremonies Friday. It is one of the university's largest graduating classes.

According to a release from the university, Chancellor Jack Hawkins Jr. awarded degrees to students from 26 states and 10 nations.

May 13, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Last week during a congressional hearing on the president’s 2013 budget, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius received a number of questions about the HHS mandate requiring all employers, including religious institutions, to provide contraception coverage.