Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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April 27, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Attorney General Sessions and I have made our position clear: Discriminating against companies for their important work to strengthen border security as directed by the federal government is unacceptable, and we will fight it every step of the way.
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April 26, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today participated in a House Judiciary Committee hearing where she discussed Twitter’s censorship of pro-life views.
April 26, 2018 Press Release
Representative Roby asked the Attorney General what the Department of Justice plans to do about the recent reports that some city and state governments have passed laws and ordinances to “blacklist” federal contractors because they wish to work on bolstering the infrastructure at the southern border, including the construction of a wall.
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April 23, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today congratulated Montgomery student Christine Choi upon being selected as the winner of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition in Alabama’s Second District.
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April 20, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I am proud to share some exciting news for Alabama’s farmers: The House Agriculture Committee has approved the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, more commonly known as the farm bill.
April 13, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
It is truly a great honor and privilege to be an advocate for Fort Rucker and Maxwell-Gunter Air Force base in Congress. I will never stop fighting on behalf of our service members and their families.
April 12, 2018 Press Release
“Each Congress since being elected to serve Alabama’s Second District, I’ve introduced similar balanced budget legislation. I’m hopeful that we will soon see it across the finish line to ensure that future generations aren’t burdened by insurmountable debt.”
April 12, 2018 Press Release
As a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, properly funding our military is one of my top priorities.
April 11, 2018 Press Release
“The Music Modernization Act is a critically important step towards finally bringing music licensing into the 21st Century."
April 6, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
In addition to my recent district travel, I had the privilege of visiting Marion Military Institute (MMI) for the first time, and I was truly impressed.

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In The News

May 9, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Rep. Martha Roby, R-AL02, announced Friday that she will undertake the “significant and solemn responsibility” of serving on a special House committee created to investigate the full scope of the September 11, 2012, terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya.

May 9, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Alabama Rep. Martha Roby will serve on the special House committee created to investigate the 2012 attacks on the consulate in Libya that left four Americans dead.

Roby, R-Montgomery, is one of seven Republicans named to the 12-member committee. Democrats, who have protested the committee's makeup, have not announced if they will participate in the proceedings.

May 8, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

In 2010, conservative and libertarian Americans angered over passage of the controversial Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) began organizing a political movement we now refer to as the Tea Party. 

May 7, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, told Yellowhammer News today that she believes Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-SC, is the perfect person to lead the House select committee’s investigation into the Benghazi terrorist attack that took place on Sept. 11, 2012.

May 6, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

On Tuesday, the U.S. National Climate Assessment was released which stated that heat waves and wild storms caused by global warming will continue to get worst and more expensive.

The report has heated up the political debate and some Alabama representatives have weighed in on the issue.

A spokesman for Rep. Roby said:

May 6, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

On Friday, May 2, Representative Martha Roby (R) from Montgomery released a statement concerning the backlog situation at the Veterans Administration and efforts to correct the abusive system which has seen some veterans die while waiting for medical care; care that was promised to them when they enlisted.  Congressman Mike Rogers (R) from Saks has also recently commented on the VA crisis.

May 1, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

The U.S. House overwhelmingly passed the 2015 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs appropriation bill Wednesday that includes additional VA oversight and funding to help clear the backlog of benefit cases.

April 30, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Alabama’s Congressional Delegation today sent a letter to President Obama urging him to grant Gov. Robert Bentley’s request for a federal emergency declaration in the wake of severe storms across the state.

April 24, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Republicans in Congress must remain on the lookout for suspicious and overreaching activity within federal agencies, especially those that threaten jobs in this difficult economy. That’s why I’ve recently raised questions about the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) involvement with labor unions and its efforts to target the southeastern auto industry.

April 16, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

There is a long tradition of the U.S. Rep. from the 2nd District of Alabama serving on the both the House Armed Services Committee and the Agriculture Committee, in keeping with two of the largest interests in the area.

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