Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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November 16, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today celebrated House passage of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which would be the first overhaul of the federal tax code in more than 30 years.
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November 10, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
After a week of debate and deliberation, the House Ways and Means Committee approved H.R. 1, The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. It will now go to the full House for consideration.
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November 7, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
If you are a veteran, I would like to extend my sincere gratitude to you and to your family. This country is great because you and people like you were willing to sacrifice on our behalf.
November 7, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today paid tribute to veterans in a speech on the House floor and said advocating for those who have served this nation is one of the most rewarding parts of her job.
November 2, 2017 Press Release
“This is a unique and exciting opportunity to deliver on our promise and give the American people the results they deserve,” Roby said.
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October 27, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Our country is in the midst of a heroin and opioid epidemic, with 91 Americans dying every day from an overdose.
October 26, 2017 Press Release
“By passing this budget today, Congress is one step closer to enacting pro-growth tax reform that will offer much-needed relief to American families,” Roby said.
October 25, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today joined Ivanka Trump and leaders from the House and Senate to promote a plan to expand the child tax credit to help working families. 
October 25, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today spoke out against the practice of eradicating Down Syndrome through abortions and received assurances that American medical research would never lead to such horrific eugenics policies.
October 20, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
While we cannot control what happens on the other side of the Capitol, the House will remain focused on keeping our promises.

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In The News

May 9, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Alabama Rep. Martha Roby will serve on the special House committee created to investigate the 2012 attacks on the consulate in Libya that left four Americans dead.

Roby, R-Montgomery, is one of seven Republicans named to the 12-member committee. Democrats, who have protested the committee's makeup, have not announced if they will participate in the proceedings.

May 8, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

In 2010, conservative and libertarian Americans angered over passage of the controversial Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) began organizing a political movement we now refer to as the Tea Party. 

May 7, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, told Yellowhammer News today that she believes Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-SC, is the perfect person to lead the House select committee’s investigation into the Benghazi terrorist attack that took place on Sept. 11, 2012.

May 6, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

On Tuesday, the U.S. National Climate Assessment was released which stated that heat waves and wild storms caused by global warming will continue to get worst and more expensive.

The report has heated up the political debate and some Alabama representatives have weighed in on the issue.

A spokesman for Rep. Roby said:

May 6, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

On Friday, May 2, Representative Martha Roby (R) from Montgomery released a statement concerning the backlog situation at the Veterans Administration and efforts to correct the abusive system which has seen some veterans die while waiting for medical care; care that was promised to them when they enlisted.  Congressman Mike Rogers (R) from Saks has also recently commented on the VA crisis.

May 1, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

The U.S. House overwhelmingly passed the 2015 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs appropriation bill Wednesday that includes additional VA oversight and funding to help clear the backlog of benefit cases.

April 30, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Alabama’s Congressional Delegation today sent a letter to President Obama urging him to grant Gov. Robert Bentley’s request for a federal emergency declaration in the wake of severe storms across the state.

April 24, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Republicans in Congress must remain on the lookout for suspicious and overreaching activity within federal agencies, especially those that threaten jobs in this difficult economy. That’s why I’ve recently raised questions about the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) involvement with labor unions and its efforts to target the southeastern auto industry.

April 16, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

There is a long tradition of the U.S. Rep. from the 2nd District of Alabama serving on the both the House Armed Services Committee and the Agriculture Committee, in keeping with two of the largest interests in the area.

April 15, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Two Alabama lawmakers are among those calling on the Labor Department to exempt some operations on military bases, including fast food operators, from recent changes to minimum wage regulations.

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