Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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March 5, 2019 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) this week cosponsored a House Resolution recognizing the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program as a critical, cutting-edge component of America’s national security efforts that Congress must continue to properly fund and support.
March 5, 2019 Press Release
Members of the Alabama congressional delegation who represent the areas impacted by the March 3, 2019, tornadoes today sent a letter to President Trump in support of Governor Kay Ivey’s request for an expedited major disaster declaration for the state of Alabama.
March 1, 2019 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
We should be giving veterans the absolute best care available in a timely fashion, and it just is not happening. This is a huge disservice to the men and women who have served us all, and I will not stop making the case to Secretary Wilkie until we get this right.
February 26, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today led a pro-life discussion at the Family Research Council’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., about congressional efforts to combat Democrats’ radical abortion agenda.
February 26, 2019 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL), a member of the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Subcommittee, today participated in a VA general oversight hearing where Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie testified.
February 22, 2019 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
During the recent week-long February district work period, I had the opportunity to travel around Alabama’s Second District to spend time on the ground meeting with constituents and local leaders, visiting schools and businesses, and ultimately listening to the views and concerns of the people I represent.
February 15, 2019 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
H.R. 8 is a poorly drafted and ill-considered bill that would punish lawful gun owners without doing anything to prevent gun violence.
February 14, 2019 Press Release
This legislation is poorly drafted and ill-considered. It simply punishes lawful gun owners without addressing the realities behind gun violence. To combat gun violence, we must look at improvements to our mental health system, and we must more effectively enforce the laws currently on the books. We should not be wasting valuable time on an ineffective bill that will only serve to impede upon the constitutional rights of law-abiding Americans.
February 13, 2019 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today spoke on the House floor to voice her strong opposition to the recent pro-abortion efforts in New York and Virginia and to express her unwavering support for the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, a bill she cosponsors to protect babies who are born alive during failed abortion procedures.
February 8, 2019 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I was encouraged by President Trump’s remarks during his State of the Union address, and I was especially glad that he stood in strong defense of the unborn and rallied our pro-life community to action.

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In The News

June 3, 2015 Representative Roby In The News

WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Martha Roby took to the U.S. House floor Wednesday day to continue her push to give Veterans Affairs administrators the authority to come in and take over substandard VA facilities, after a year of revelations finding the agency has placed veterans on long wait lists for care.

May 13, 2015 Representative Roby In The News

WASHINGTON — A pro-life bill considered by Congress Wednesday has received the support of every Republican member of Alabama’s U.S. House delegation.

May 9, 2015 Representative Roby In The News

We were flying into Baghdad in a C-130 at the exact moment Martha Roby’s daughter was in the emergency room in Alabama. Margaret, almost 10, took a bad fall. Her arm was broken in two places.

The break was so severe that they decided to take her to the children’s hospital in Birmingham to put pins in her arm.

May 7, 2015 Representative Roby In The News

WASHINGTON — After a year of operations, the mostly secret work of the special House committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks is fueling partisan rancor that threatens to bleed into the 2016 presidential election.

May 7, 2015 Representative Roby In The News

Pike Liberal Arts senior government students got to hear first hand the ins and outs of working in Washington D.C.

Rep. Martha Roby, Alabama 2nd Congressional District, met with the PLAS seniors Wednesday morning and said she hoped to be able to explain to students a typical day-in-the-life for her.

May 5, 2015 Representative Roby In The News

WASHINGTON — After months of refusing, former Secretary of State and current presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has reportedly agreed to testify before the Select Committee to Investigate the Benghazi terror attacks.

May 1, 2015 Representative Roby In The News

Eight C-130 aircraft will remain with the 908th Airlift Wing at Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base in Montgomery, according to recently released Air Force plans.

July 8, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

An Army veteran undergoing treatment in an Alabama VA hospital for substance abuse and mental health issues was attacked and beaten by a fellow patient in 2011 and is suing the federal government for negligence.

July 2, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby has made a request to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for records that she says might shed light on allegations of neglect and mismanagement at the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System.

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.

Here's reaction from Alabama's Senators and Representatives:

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