Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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June 2, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Our country took a collective pause on Memorial Day to honor the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.
June 1, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today announced her 2017 appointments to the United States service academies.
May 26, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
It’s official – there will be no more attempts by the U.S. Department of Education to coerce states into adopting its preferred policies, standards, and curriculum, including Common Core.
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May 25, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) reacted to a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) report revealing that the State of Alabama saw the nation’s highest premium increase since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare.
May 23, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of her bill to combat the sexual exploitation of children in the United States and abroad.
May 23, 2017 Press Release
“The release of President Trump’s budget blueprint to Congress marks an important step in funding our federal government through the appropriations process."
May 17, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today joined a group of national leaders and lawmakers, including Ivanka Trump, at the White House for a listening session on human trafficking.
May 17, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, today released a statement on House passage of three bills honoring our nation's law enforcement.
May 5, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
With Mother’s Day approaching, I’m excited to report that my legislation to offer Americans more choice and flexibility with their time in the workplace has passed the House of Representatives.
May 3, 2017 Press Release
A comprehensive appropriations bill passed by the United States House of Representatives today delivers prioritized funding for border security and national defense, including Alabama-based military installations.

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In The News

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.

April 4, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Pinedale, College Street and Hillcrest Elementary Schools are at our nation's capital.

The "Echoes" met with Alabama District 2 Representative Martha Roby this morning.

The fourth through sixth graders are in Washington for the "America Sings" festival. They'll perform with thousands of other students on the Washington Mall.

April 4, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Labor Secretary Thomas Perez incorrectly cited data from his own department in a congressional hearing Wednesday to justify heightened safety inspections of auto parts manufacturers in the South, particularly Alabama. The actual data indicates that the state's manufactures maintain a lower injury rate than the national average, not a higher one as Perez has insisted.

April 3, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

The U.S. House of Representatives Thursday passed a bill on a mostly party-line vote to change an Obamacare rule classifying employees who work at least 30 hours as full time.

The 248-179 vote in favor of the “Save American Workers Act” included support from all six Republicans in the Alabama congressional delegation; Rep. Terri Sewell, D-Birmingham, voted “no.”

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April 3, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez said Wednesday that Alabama companies that make car parts are being targeted with extra federal safety inspections because they have a higher rate of workplace injuries than the industry nationwide.

“There is a problem in Alabama,” Perez said in response to questions from Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, at a House committee hearing.

March 31, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Representative Martha Roby has questioned a federal initiative that is targeting the southern automotive industry.

March 30, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Federal workplace safety officials may be unfairly singling out right-to-work states by conducting extra inspections at auto parts makers in the South, an Alabama congresswoman says.

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