Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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April 12, 2019 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
In today’s connected world, Internet safety is a growing concern for all age groups.
April 9, 2019 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I firmly believe it is Congress’ responsibility to make disaster recovery funds available for the people who have suffered tremendous loss.
March 29, 2019 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
The road to finally providing proper VA care to veterans is a long one, but our heroes deserve absolutely nothing less than the best we can give them.
March 22, 2019 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
The deadline to apply for this year’s summer internship program is Friday, April 12, at 5:00 p.m. Central Time.
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March 15, 2019 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
On Thursday, March 14, our country celebrated National Agriculture Day.
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March 8, 2019 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
The F-35 program is very important to our national security and maintaining our military’s position as tip of the spear.
March 7, 2019 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL), a member of the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, today participated in a hearing regarding veteran mental health and homelessness.
March 6, 2019 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL), a member of the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, today participated in a hearing regarding the Department of Veterans Affairs’ electronic health record modernization.
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.

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In The News

June 7, 2015 Representative Roby In The News

The motto of bureaucrats prepared to thwart reform and preserve the status quo, it has been wryly observed, is "This, too, shall pass." The strategy is to simply wait out reform efforts in the confidence that that they will fade away as inertia prevails and attention is turned elsewhere.

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.

June 3, 2015 Representative Roby In The News

Patients at Veterans Administration hospitals in Montgomery and Tuskegee are receiving the worst treatment in the country, U.S. Rep. Martha Roby said.

In a speech on the floor of the House of Representatives, Roby, R-Montgomery, said that efforts to make improvements to the VA have slowed as attention has shifted from the issue.

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.

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