Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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July 27, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column

Last month’s jobs report showed that job openings are at a record high, confirming our country’s continued positive economic progress. For the first time since the year 2000, the number of job openings is larger than the number of people unemployed.

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July 20, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Over the last year and a half, Republicans in Congress and the Trump Administration have worked tirelessly to unleash our economy and foster growth right here in the United States.
July 13, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
As a member of the Labor-HHS Subcommittee, I am extremely proud to report that our bill passed by the full Committee includes the strong pro-life language I have fought for year after year and implements additional policy riders to defend life.
July 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL), a member of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, today applauded yesterday’s full Appropriations Committee passage of the Fiscal Year 2019 Labor-HHS funding bill.

July 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today released the following statement upon President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States:

July 9, 2018 Press Release

FORT RUCKER, AL – U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today visited the Army Warrant Officer Career College at Fort Rucker to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the founding of the Army Warrant Officer Corp. While at Fort Rucker, Representative Roby presented the Congressional Record entry she authored designating July 9th as National Warrant Officer Day.

July 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today congratulated Meredith Moore, Hayden Pruett, and Brandon Redman, three students from Alabama’s Second Congressional District, for completing summer internships in her Washington, D.C., office.

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July 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today announced staff promotions in her Washington, D.C., and Montgomery offices.

July 6, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column

With Congress recently out of session for the Independence Day district work period, I took the opportunity to travel throughout Alabama’s Second District to share an update from Washington and hear directly from the people I represent. I spent time in Clayton, Eufaula, Andalusia, Montgomery, Troy, Slocomb, and Brundidge, just to name a few.

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July 5, 2018 Press Release

MONTGOMERY, AL – U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) and House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway (R-TX) today completed an agriculture tour in Alabama’s Second Congressional District.

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In The News

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."

May 19, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

A trio of Alabama Republicans have signed on to a bill that would make it easier for the secretary of Veterans Affairs to fire or demote senior executives.

May 15, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

A bipartisan, all-female congressional delegation spent last weekend celebrating Mother’s Day with the troops in Afghanistan, and the lawmakers have been posting pictures on Facebook and Flickr over the past couple of days.

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