WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today spoke in support of legislation that would secure greater protections for federal whistleblowers and increase penalties against those who retaliate against them.
I recently had the opportunity to meet a little boy named Micah Pickering while he and his family were visiting Washington. Micah has an incredible story. He was born at 22 weeks and spent four long months in intensive care. He overcame many obstacles, and now he’s a happy, healthy kindergartener.
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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.
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.
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.”
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.
U.S. Representative Martha Roby has questioned a federal initiative that is targeting the southern automotive industry.
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.
Friends and admirers of former Alabama Senator Jeremiah Andrew Denton Jr., are reflecting on the life and career of the man many call a "true American hero."
Denton, 89, died Friday while in hospice care in Virginia. Denton's son, James, said final funeral arrangements will be announced soon and will include burial at Arlington Cemetery.
Alabama officials are remembering former Alabama Sen. Jeremiah Denton and his contributions in the Senate and the military.
During a tour of the 2nd Congressional District, Martha Roby stopped in Enterprise March 19 to discuss some ongoing issues in Washington with members of the Republican Women of Coffee County.
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, reacted today to news out of the Obama administration that the deadline for enrolling in a plan under the Affordable Care Act can be extended if you have started but not finished the process.