Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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January 5, 2018 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Despite what you may see when you turn on cable news, there is a lot for us to be proud of in our country right now. We’ve seen tremendous economic growth and our tax reform overhaul brought some great news to families around the country this holiday season.
December 28, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I’m pleased to report that Congress has finally passed our historic, pro-growth tax reform and Americans will soon being experiencing the benefits.
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December 21, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today confirmed that the Alabama National Guard’s 187th Fighter Wing has been selected for the Air Force’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter mission.
December 16, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Congress was recently informed by Department of Justice officials of their intention to follow up on calls to investigate the appalling practice of abortion providers harvesting and trafficking fetal organs for profit.
December 8, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
As a gun owner myself and a staunch defender of the Second Amendment, I am pleased to report that the House of Representatives has taken action to preserve Americans’ constitutional right and ensure that our background check system is functioning properly.
December 1, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
I’m proud of the work being done for STEM education at Maxwell and Fort Rucker, and I am eager to see it continue and flourish.
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November 17, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
Thanksgiving is a special holiday because it offers us an opportunity to pause as a nation and thank God for all the ways He has blessed us.
November 16, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today celebrated House passage of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which would be the first overhaul of the federal tax code in more than 30 years.
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November 10, 2017 Representative Roby's Weekly Column
After a week of debate and deliberation, the House Ways and Means Committee approved H.R. 1, The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. It will now go to the full House for consideration.
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In The News

April 5, 2014 Representative Roby In The News

The 187th Fighter Wing of the Alabama Air National Guard is headed to Afghanistan.

A deployment ceremony was held this morning for the unit, which flies F-16s.

Col. Samuel Black, the wing commander, said it will be the unit’s first combat deployment since going to Iraq in 2009.

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.

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