Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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June 22, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) reacted Thursday to the release of Senate Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace Obamacare.
June 22, 2017 Press Release
Supporting career and technical education helps connect students with rewarding careers and boosts local economies by enhancing the workforce, U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) said today.
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June 16, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
The Defense Appropriations Subcommittee held a budget hearing Thursday where I discussed issues impacting Alabama’s 2nd District with our nation’s top two military officials.
June 14, 2017 Press Release
"This nation needs the blessing, comfort, and guidance that only God can provide.”
June 13, 2017 Press Release
“I applaud Attorney General Sessions for testifying publicly before the Senate Intelligence Committee. I’m glad he took the opportunity to forcefully defend himself and set the record straight amid unfair partisan attacks. I have always known Attorney General Sessions to be a man of the highest integrity, and he demonstrated that today.”
June 13, 2017 Press Release
The House of Representatives on Tuesday gave final passage to landmark legislation bringing greater accountability and whistleblower protections to the Department of Veterans Affairs.
June 13, 2017 Press Release
The terrible history of negligence, abuse, and even criminal activity within the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System (CAVHCS) make it the “poster child” for the need to overhaul accountability standards within the Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) said today.
June 8, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today spoke in favor of legislation that would level the playing field for community banks and credit unions and the small businesses and farmers who depend on them.
June 8, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today responded to the announcement that former Central Alabama VA Director James Talton is no longer employed by the Alabama Department of Public Health.
June 7, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today questioned Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta about the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) aggressive tactics to enforce workplace safety rules.

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In The News

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.

March 28, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

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.

March 28, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Alabama officials are remembering former Alabama Sen. Jeremiah Denton and his contributions in the Senate and the military.

March 27, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

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.

March 26, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

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.

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