Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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August 31, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today announced that students in Alabama's Second Congressional District will have the opportunity to participate in the 2017 Congressional App Challenge.
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August 29, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today congratulated Montgomery natives Ashtyne Cole Traylor, Caroline Franklin, Parker Reynolds, and Porter Kennedy for completing internships this summer in her Washington, D.C. office.
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August 29, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today congratulated Caroline Franklin, Ben Silverman, and Greg Silverman, all students at the University of Alabama, for completing internships this summer in her Washington, D.C. office.
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August 29, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today congratulated Porter Kennedy, a junior finance major at Auburn University, for completing an internship this summer in her Washington, D.C. office.
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August 29, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today congratulated Nina Harper of Dothan, Alabama, for completing an internship this summer in her Washington, D.C. office.
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August 29, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today congratulated Mary Light of Enterprise, Alabama, for completing an internship this summer in her Washington, D.C. office.
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August 25, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I am eager to get students at Prattville and all throughout our state involved in the Congressional App Challenge.
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August 18, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
The Congressional calendar offers time in August for representatives and senators to spend more time home in our states and districts visiting with those we represent.
August 11, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
A lot can change from week to week, so I wanted to share an update on the situation with North Korea. Tensions have escalated further since my recent column outlining the challenges this threat poses.
July 28, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Our House appropriations package that passed on Thursday restores critical funding for the military, and I am especially pleased it includes a much deserved pay raise for all military personnel.

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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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