Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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March 1, 2019 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
We should be giving veterans the absolute best care available in a timely fashion, and it just is not happening. This is a huge disservice to the men and women who have served us all, and I will not stop making the case to Secretary Wilkie until we get this right.
February 26, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today led a pro-life discussion at the Family Research Council’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., about congressional efforts to combat Democrats’ radical abortion agenda.
February 26, 2019 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL), a member of the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Subcommittee, today participated in a VA general oversight hearing where Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie testified.
February 22, 2019 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
During the recent week-long February district work period, I had the opportunity to travel around Alabama’s Second District to spend time on the ground meeting with constituents and local leaders, visiting schools and businesses, and ultimately listening to the views and concerns of the people I represent.
February 15, 2019 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
H.R. 8 is a poorly drafted and ill-considered bill that would punish lawful gun owners without doing anything to prevent gun violence.
February 14, 2019 Press Release
This legislation is poorly drafted and ill-considered. It simply punishes lawful gun owners without addressing the realities behind gun violence. To combat gun violence, we must look at improvements to our mental health system, and we must more effectively enforce the laws currently on the books. We should not be wasting valuable time on an ineffective bill that will only serve to impede upon the constitutional rights of law-abiding Americans.
February 13, 2019 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today spoke on the House floor to voice her strong opposition to the recent pro-abortion efforts in New York and Virginia and to express her unwavering support for the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, a bill she cosponsors to protect babies who are born alive during failed abortion procedures.
February 8, 2019 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I was encouraged by President Trump’s remarks during his State of the Union address, and I was especially glad that he stood in strong defense of the unborn and rallied our pro-life community to action.
February 5, 2019 Press Release
" I am eager to continue working with the Administration and my colleagues in Congress to deliver the results that the American people and Alabama’s Second District deserve.”
February 1, 2019 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
A new Congress often brings new committee and subcommittee opportunities, and I am excited to share with you my new responsibilities as I continue to work on your behalf.

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In The News

July 2, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby has made a request to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for records that she says might shed light on allegations of neglect and mismanagement at the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System.

June 30, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Alabama lawmakers are lauding today's Supreme Court decision that allows employers with religious objections to opt out of providing contraceptive coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

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June 24, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Rep. Martha Roby said reports that a physician with the Department of Veterans Affairs in Montgomery altered patient records to reflect tests that never occurred is just another example of mismanagement at the healthcare facility.

June 18, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

The arrest of a suspected key player in the Sept. 11, 2012 attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Libya is a step in the right direction that will hopefully lead to more being brought to justice, said one of the House lawmakers charged with investigating the deadly incident.

June 12, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

In the wake of the scandals involving  Central Alabama Veteran Health Care System, U.S. Rep. Martha Roby said she is sending two staff members to Montgomery to meet with VA employees or others who have concerns about the health clinics.

June 11, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Rep. Martha Roby said she was misled over the fate of Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System employees caught up in a scheduling scandal and in fact no workers involved in the situation have been terminated.

May 27, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Representative Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, announced her 2014 military academy appointments. As a Member of Congress, Rep. Roby may nominate eligible students for consideration for appointment to the prestigious United States Air Force, Naval, Military and Merchant Marine Academies.

May 24, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Rep. Martha Roby is calling on the president to fire embattled Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki in the wake of controversies over patient care.

May 22, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

The Veterans Affairs hospital in Montgomery was recently investigated by federal officials, part of a system-wide audit following allegations of treatment delays and preventable deaths in the VA system nationwide.

May 20, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Rep. Martha Roby, R-AL02, was left wondering “what does it take for someone in the Obama Administration to get fired?” after reports revealed that veterans in need of treatment waited months for care, some dying while still on the “secret waiting list.” Additionally, VA officials in multiple cities falsified data to hide long waiting lists for veterans health services.

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