Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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April 7, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Serving on the Judiciary Committee gives me the opportunity to play a role in combating child exploitation in the United States and abroad. I’m pleased to report that some important progress is being made.
April 6, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today attended a special White House event honoring wounded service members and veterans as the Wounded Warrior Project’s Solider Ride made its way through Washington, D.C.
April 5, 2017 Press Release
A bill by U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) to combat the sexual exploitation of children in the United States and around the world passed the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.
March 31, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Just last week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that sanctuary cities will no longer be eligible to receive grants from the Department of Justice. This was a good move.
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March 30, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I am optimistic that Congress and Gov. Perdue can work together to deliver policies that help Alabama’s farmers do what they do best – produce the food and fiber that our country depends on.
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March 29, 2017 Press Release
Veterans receiving mental health care and substance abuse treatment through the Department of Veterans Affairs would gain a powerful new ally under legislation introduced by U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.).
March 24, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today expressed disappointment upon the withdrawal of the American Health Care Act (AHCA).
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March 22, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today voiced her support for the American Health Care Act (AHCA) and called on her fellow House conservatives to keep their promise to repeal and replace Obamacare.
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March 21, 2017 Press Release
President Trump today singed into law legislation reauthorizing the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) with $19.5 billion and key policy provisions supporting the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
March 17, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
The same strict accountability standards that apply to senior managers need to extend to rank-and-file employees so that no one can get away with abuse or neglect at the VA.

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In The News

March 14, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Rep. Martha Roby, R-AL02, today called on Senate Democrats to abandon what she described as a “misguided” plan to divert defense spending to fund aid to Ukraine and reform the United States’ relationship with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

March 14, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R) from Montgomery announced on Wednesday, March 12, that she is supporting the ENFORCE Act, which would permit either the House or Senate to bring judicial action against the Executive Branch for failure to faithfully execute the laws of the United States.

March 12, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Farmers follow strict guidelines to store their fuel.

Alabama Congresswoman Martha Roby has co-sponsored a bill to ease those regulations.

"If I'm trying to meet regulations, i can not be in the field on my farm raising a crop to provide income for my family and to feed the world, " says local farmer, Thomas Adams.

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March 11, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Military forces of the Russian Federation have occupied the Crimea, a Republic in the Ukraine.  Russia has announced that the Crimea will be voting soon on secession from the Ukraine presumably to be incorporated into Russia.  All of this is in defiance of post-Cold War treaties, at least one of which guarantees Ukraine’s borders with American force.

March 9, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Rep. Martha Roby’s first steps on the path leading away from obscurity in Congress came right after she suffered a defeat.

March 3, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Since World War II, U.S. military doctrine has been that the U.S. should have the capability to fight two wars in separate parts of the globe at the same time. That philosophy has been jettisoned by President Barack H.

March 2, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

State Representative Martha Roby, a Republican, is speaking out about how she thinks the United States should deal with the situation in Ukraine, as that country teeters on the brink of war with Russia, after weeks of protest by Ukraine citizens.

February 27, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Fort Rucker was specifically mentioned during a speech from Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel regarding the 2015 budget plan that will be presented to Congress next week.

February 25, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

While the Department of Defense’s recommendation to reduce the size of the Army by as many as 130,000 troops from its post-9/11 peak could certainly affect commerce in and around Fort Rucker, some of the post’s training fleet is scheduled to undergo a significant change.

February 24, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

Alabama representatives are reacting following news that U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is proposing a reduction of the Army to the smallest size it has been since World War II. The reduction would see the closure of military bases, along with other military-wide cost reductions.

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