Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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March 6, 2018 Roby in the News
“Vladimir Putin touting Russia’s advanced nuclear capabilities is yet another example of the country’s very real threat to our national security,” Rep. Martha Roby (R-Montgomery) told Yellowhammer News.
March 2, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column

Reverend Billy Graham, known by many as “America’s Pastor,” passed on from this life on February 21, 2018. Americans honored his life and legacy as he lay in honor in the Rotunda of the United States Capitol building. It was truly remarkable how many individuals and families traveled from all across our great country to participate in this celebration of Reverend Graham’s life.

February 23, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
During the most recent district work period, I had the opportunity to participate in two pro-life roundtable events with faith-based nonprofit groups in Montgomery and Dothan.
February 16, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
As you may know, NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville is very important to our state’s economy.
February 15, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) yesterday met with President Trump and congressional leaders in the Oval Office for the bill signing of H.R. 4708, the DHS Blue Campaign Authorization Act, and S. 534, the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act.
February 9, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I’ve signed onto my colleague Representative Bob Goodlatte’s (R-VA) bill, the Securing America’s Future Act, because I believe it represents what would be the best case scenario for our country.
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February 2, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Each year, the State of the Union address provides an important opportunity for the President to speak directly to Congress and the American people and offer an update on his priorities and plans to accomplish them.
January 31, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today released a statement in response to President Trump’s State of the Union address.
January 26, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I am so glad that the gridlock in Washington didn’t impact my plans to visit with so many people. I cannot emphasize enough how important it is for me to hear directly from you.
January 18, 2018 Press Release
In Case You Missed It: On Wednesday evening, U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) joined her fellow House Republicans at a press conference to shed light on the games congressional Democrats are playing with funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

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In The News

May 9, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Rep. Martha Roby was appointed Friday to a select committee that will investigate the 2012 attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.

May 9, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Rep. Martha Roby, R-AL02, announced Friday that she will undertake the “significant and solemn responsibility” of serving on a special House committee created to investigate the full scope of the September 11, 2012, terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya.

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.

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