Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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April 9, 2014 Press Release
A bill to fund Veterans Affairs and Military Construction accounts was approved by the House Appropriations Committee today, putting funding for critical veterans programs and military base infrastructure on track for consideration by the full House.
April 9, 2014 Roby in the News
A bill that would increase funding for veterans programs and military infrastructure by $1.5 billion was approved by the House Appropriations Committee Wednesday, said a news release from U.S. Rep. Martha Roby (R-Montgomery).
April 9, 2014 Roby in the News
A bill funding veterans affairs and military construction projects passed the House Appropriations Committee today, setting up a full vote on the measure which includes a variety of healthcare and infrastructure initiatives.
April 9, 2014 Roby in the News
On Wednesday’s “On the Record” on the Fox News Channel, Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL) laid out an argument that this administration is using the inspection powers of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
April 9, 2014 Roby in the News
Alabama representative Martha Roby, a Republican from Montgomery, is concerned that the U.S. Department of Labor is targeting Southern vehicle and auto-parts manufacturers because of their failure to unionize.
April 6, 2014 Roby in the News
Labor Secretary Thomas Perez should apologize for questioning the safety of the Hyundai auto plant in Montgomery, U.S. Rep. Martha Roby said.
April 6, 2014 Roby in the News
The crowd gathered in a hangar Saturday morning at Dannelly Field fell quiet as spouses prepared to bid goodbye to their loved ones in uniform during a deployment ceremony for Montgomery’s 187th Fighter Wing.
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.

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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 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'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 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.

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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.

May 11, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Approximately 750 students earned degrees from Troy University Friday as two commencements were held in Sartain Hall on the Troy Campus to accommodate one of the largest graduating classes in the University's history.

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May 4, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

This week, Rep. Martha Roby recognized both the winner and runner-up for the Second District 2012 Congressional Art Competition. In a ceremony at Booker T. Washington High School, Roby honored competition winner Markell Houser and competition runner-up Seon Jung Jang for their winning art pieces that they entered in the art competition.

May 4, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Representative Martha Roby announced the launch of her newly designed congressional website that includes a number of groundbreaking features to make it even easier for area residents to communicate with their representative in Congress.
 

May 4, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby recently provided an update on what's happing in Washington and how the House of Representative is working toward putting a restraint on government spending.

During an Enterprise Rotary Club meeting, Roby said efforts in Washington to pass an acceptable budget have been fruitless labors due to the Senate's lack of compromise.

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