Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama


Latest News

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.
March 28, 2014 Roby in the News
Friends and admirers of former Alabama Senator Jeremiah Andrew Denton Jr., are reflecting on the life and career of the man many call a "true American hero."
March 28, 2014 Roby in the News
Alabama officials are remembering former Alabama Sen. Jeremiah Denton and his contributions in the Senate and the military.
March 28, 2014 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I have heard from many constituents who have had their health plans cancelled, premiums increased, or choice of doctor restricted – all after President Obama repeatedly promised none of that would happen. This is not fair, and people are understandably angry about it.


In The News

January 30, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Congresswoman Martha Roby (R-AL) was the special guest speaker today at the Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce’s membership luncheon in Dothan. Several hundred Chamber members and guests packed the ballroom of the Clarion Inn to hear Roby speak about the challenges facing the 112th Congress.

January 30, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby,  R-Montgomery, praised today plans to open an additional 38 million acres for energy exploration in the Gulf of Mexico.

January 24, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Reactions from Alabama Congress members to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address:

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, said President Barack Obama's speech was more about politics than leadership. In her prepared remarks, she said:

January 11, 2012 Representative Roby In The News

Unless a deal can be struck to fend off automatic cuts to national defense in 2013, the Wiregrass should be concerned about potential cuts at Fort Rucker, Rep. Martha Roby said Wednesday.

December 24, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

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November 22, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

More of Alabama’s cropland would be available for traditional farming under new legislation introduced by Montgomery's freshman representative in Congress.
U.S Rep. Martha Roby says the attempt seeks to revamp one of Department of Agriculture's most well-known programs.

October 26, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Congresswoman Martha Roby heard Daleville teachers' concerns about education and discussed flexibility in education funding and other issues when she visited a recent Daleville High School faculty meeting.

Roby serves on the Education and Workforce Committee in Congress, and she told the faculty what the committee proposed in regards to the No Child Left Behind Act.

October 17, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

During his first visit to Fort Rucker in his two years as a ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, Chairman Buck McKeon, R-California, toured the post on Monday to find out much of what he said he didn’t know.

October 13, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, joined fellow U.S. Reps. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., and Mack Thornberry, R-Texas, via YouTube to caution against extreme cuts in the U.S. Defense Department budget.

September 3, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

Congresswoman Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, said House Republicans plan to continue to take a close look at developing smog rules, even after President Barack Obama announced Friday he would ask the Environmental Protection Agency to back off some of its controversial proposed regulations.