Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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June 20, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL), Co-Chair of the Army Aviation Caucus, along with the support of the entire Alabama House delegation as cosponsors, this week introduced H. Res. 947, legislation to designate July 9th as Warrant Officer Day.
June 19, 2018 Press Release
Each year, the players honor real women who are battling cancer. This year, Representative Roby will be playing for Courtney Pruitt, a Montgomery native and recent Alabama Christian Academy graduate who is currently undergoing intense treatment to fight leukemia.
June 15, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I’m sure most of us know someone whose life has been affected by opioid abuse. Whether it’s prescription pain relievers or synthetic opioids like fentanyl, the crisis has only gotten worse.
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June 8, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I support the use of the commonsense rescission tool to identify and weed out at least a portion of government waste.
June 8, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today congratulated Montgomery natives Agnes Armstrong and Ford Cleveland for completing internships this summer in her Washington, D.C. office.
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June 1, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I had the privilege of visiting Opp in Covington County one morning, and while I was in town, I stopped by the Lurleen B. Wallace Community College (LBWCC) MacArthur Campus for a tour and an update from leadership, faculty, and staff.
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May 24, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I was proud to support the NDAA, and I look forward to seeing President Trump sign this legislation into law.
May 18, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed S. 2372, the VA MISSION Act, taking another critical step towards fulfilling our promise to make the Department of Veterans Affairs work for the men and women who have selflessly served our great nation.
May 17, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis today announced that Fort Rucker has been named a recipient of the Commander in Chief’s Annual Award for Installation Excellence.
May 17, 2018 Press Release
“I am proud to serve Alabama’s Second District where agriculture is the largest employer – responsible for more than 93,000 jobs and more than $11 billion in economic impact,” said Representative Roby.
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June 30, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Alabama lawmakers are lauding today's Supreme Court decision that allows employers with religious objections to opt out of providing contraceptive coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

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June 24, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Rep. Martha Roby said reports that a physician with the Department of Veterans Affairs in Montgomery altered patient records to reflect tests that never occurred is just another example of mismanagement at the healthcare facility.

June 18, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

The arrest of a suspected key player in the Sept. 11, 2012 attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Libya is a step in the right direction that will hopefully lead to more being brought to justice, said one of the House lawmakers charged with investigating the deadly incident.

June 12, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

In the wake of the scandals involving  Central Alabama Veteran Health Care System, U.S. Rep. Martha Roby said she is sending two staff members to Montgomery to meet with VA employees or others who have concerns about the health clinics.

June 11, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Rep. Martha Roby said she was misled over the fate of Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System employees caught up in a scheduling scandal and in fact no workers involved in the situation have been terminated.

May 27, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Representative Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, announced her 2014 military academy appointments. As a Member of Congress, Rep. Roby may nominate eligible students for consideration for appointment to the prestigious United States Air Force, Naval, Military and Merchant Marine Academies.

May 24, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Rep. Martha Roby is calling on the president to fire embattled Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki in the wake of controversies over patient care.

May 22, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

The Veterans Affairs hospital in Montgomery was recently investigated by federal officials, part of a system-wide audit following allegations of treatment delays and preventable deaths in the VA system nationwide.

May 20, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Rep. Martha Roby, R-AL02, was left wondering “what does it take for someone in the Obama Administration to get fired?” after reports revealed that veterans in need of treatment waited months for care, some dying while still on the “secret waiting list.” Additionally, VA officials in multiple cities falsified data to hide long waiting lists for veterans health services.

May 20, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

An Alabama lawmaker is joining the chorus of those calling for an overhaul of the nation's system that provides healthcare for millions of U.S. veterans.

Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, said ongoing scandals at the Department of Veterans Affairs are a "national outrage."

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