Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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October 11, 2017 Press Release

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.

October 6, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column

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.

October 4, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) co-sponsored legislation that passed the House Tuesday to restrict abortions after six months of pregnancy.
September 29, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Whatever the outcome of the F-35 decision, I can confidently say that we gave it everything we had and left it all on the field.
September 28, 2017 Press Release
As the Air Force nears a decision on where to base the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, U.S. Representative Roby (R-Ala.) is making a final push to emphasize key advantages favoring Montgomery’s 187th Fighter Wing.
September 27, 2017 Press Release
As Congressional Republicans unveiled their highly-anticipated tax reform plan, U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) said the goal is to allow all taxpayers to keep more of their hard-earned money.
September 22, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Ultimately, our goal is to overhaul our tax code to make it simpler, fairer, and flatter.
September 15, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I believe our immigration policies should discourage illegal entry, not reward it.
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September 14, 2017 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed an appropriations package that fully funds government operations for the next fiscal year.
September 13, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today spoke in support of H.R. 3697, the Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act, and said Congress’ first priority must be to keep Americans safe.
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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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