Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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December 16, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Congress was recently informed by Department of Justice officials of their intention to follow up on calls to investigate the appalling practice of abortion providers harvesting and trafficking fetal organs for profit.
December 8, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
As a gun owner myself and a staunch defender of the Second Amendment, I am pleased to report that the House of Representatives has taken action to preserve Americans’ constitutional right and ensure that our background check system is functioning properly.
December 1, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I’m proud of the work being done for STEM education at Maxwell and Fort Rucker, and I am eager to see it continue and flourish.
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November 17, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Thanksgiving is a special holiday because it offers us an opportunity to pause as a nation and thank God for all the ways He has blessed us.
November 16, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today celebrated House passage of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which would be the first overhaul of the federal tax code in more than 30 years.
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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.

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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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