Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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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.
October 13, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column

The House recently passed S. 585, the Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act, and sent it to the President's desk for his signature.

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In The News

April 14, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) will visit Andalusia tomorrow as part of a “District Work Week.”

Rep. Roby will speak at a lunch meeting of the Andalusia Rotary Club at noon. Rep. Roby will discuss ongoing efforts to keep federal agencies accountable, as well as work to enhance career and technical education (CTE) for students preparing for the workforce.

April 14, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Seven seconds may not seem like a long time to some, but for a military pilot who has just lost sight of his control tower, it’s all the time he needs for something to go terribly wrong.

April 10, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Are unions trying to invade the South?

That was the hotly-debated question on Greta Van Susteren’s Fox News program on Thursday night.

April 9, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

A bill that would increase funding for veterans programs and military infrastructure by $1.5 billion was approved by the House Appropriations Committee Wednesday, said a news release from U.S. Rep. Martha Roby (R-Montgomery).

The bill would appropriate $71.5 billion for fiscal year 2015.

April 9, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

A bill funding veterans affairs and military construction projects passed the House Appropriations Committee today, setting up a full vote on the measure which includes a variety of healthcare and infrastructure initiatives.

April 9, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

On Wednesday’s “On the Record” on the Fox News Channel, Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL) laid out an argument that this administration is using the inspection powers of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to target non-union plants in South at far more disproportionate rate than anywhere else in the country.

April 9, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Alabama representative Martha Roby, a Republican from Montgomery, is concerned that the U.S. Department of Labor is targeting Southern vehicle and auto-parts manufacturers because of their failure to unionize.

April 6, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Labor Secretary Thomas Perez should apologize for questioning the safety of the Hyundai auto plant in Montgomery, U.S. Rep. Martha Roby said.

The Montgomery Republican said Perez wrongly suggested the plant was unsafe for workers during testimony Wednesday about the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the federal agency responsible for workplace safety.

April 6, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

The crowd gathered in a hangar Saturday morning at Dannelly Field fell quiet as spouses prepared to bid goodbye to their loved ones in uniform during a deployment ceremony for Montgomery’s 187th Fighter Wing.

April 5, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

The 187th Fighter Wing of the Alabama Air National Guard is headed to Afghanistan.

A deployment ceremony was held this morning for the unit, which flies F-16s.

Col. Samuel Black, the wing commander, said it will be the unit’s first combat deployment since going to Iraq in 2009.

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