Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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April 11, 2018 Press Release
“The Music Modernization Act is a critically important step towards finally bringing music licensing into the 21st Century."
April 6, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
In addition to my recent district travel, I had the privilege of visiting Marion Military Institute (MMI) for the first time, and I was truly impressed.
March 30, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
While I hear from my constituents when Congress is in session through letters, phone calls, emails, meetings, and social media, the time I get to spend having in-person conversations back at home is truly invaluable.
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March 23, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I believe decisions about education are best made locally, so throughout my time in Congress, I have worked to implement policies that give local teachers and parents more control over making needed improvements to education for our children.
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March 14, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today participated in a Defense Appropriations Subcommittee hearing where she thanked Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson for selecting the 187th Fighter Wing at Dannelly Field to host the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program.
March 9, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
According to the recently released federal statistics, Alabama’s Second District has the thirteenth largest population of military retirees in the entire country, with 16,000 of these men and women living here as of the end of last year. It goes without saying that this is hugely significant, and I was proud to share the news on the House floor recently.
March 7, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today applauded Attorney General Jeff Sessions for the Department of Justice’s actions against the State of California’s dangerous sanctuary policies.
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March 7, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today spoke on the House floor and shared the news that according to the most recent federal statistics Alabama’s Second District has the thirteenth largest population of military retirees in the nation.
March 6, 2018 Roby in the News
“Vladimir Putin touting Russia’s advanced nuclear capabilities is yet another example of the country’s very real threat to our national security,” Rep. Martha Roby (R-Montgomery) told Yellowhammer News.
March 2, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column

Reverend Billy Graham, known by many as “America’s Pastor,” passed on from this life on February 21, 2018. Americans honored his life and legacy as he lay in honor in the Rotunda of the United States Capitol building. It was truly remarkable how many individuals and families traveled from all across our great country to participate in this celebration of Reverend Graham’s life.

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In The News

May 9, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Rep. Martha Roby, R-AL02, announced Friday that she will undertake the “significant and solemn responsibility” of serving on a special House committee created to investigate the full scope of the September 11, 2012, terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya.

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.

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