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Roby announces committee assignments

U.S. Representative Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, has announced that she will continue to serve on the House Appropriations and Judiciary Committees during the 116th Congress.

On the Appropriations Committee, Roby will serve on the Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, the Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science.

“I am honored to have the opportunity to continue serving on the House Appropriations Committee during the 116th Congress,” Roby said. “These subcommittee assignments give me a seat at the table to advocate for the conservative funding priorities that are important to the people I represent in Alabama’s Second District, including properly supporting our national security interests at home and abroad, ensuring adequate resources and care for our nation’s veterans, and more.”

On the Judiciary Committee, Roby will serve as the Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet.

“I am humbled to have been selected to serve as the top Republican on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet,” Roby said. “As an attorney, I’m excited to work closely on the important issues this subcommittee touches and to be a stronger voice in this leadership capacity on behalf of my district and state.”

Roby is serving her fifth term representing Alabama’s Second Congressional District.

Roby is an attorney and former Montgomery City Council. Roby was targeted in the 2018 election by a number of challengers, including former Congressman and Montgomery Mayor Bobby Bright. Roby defeated Bright in the Republican primary runoff and then defeated Democratic challenger Tabitha Isner in the general election.

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Brandon Moseley is a former reporter at the Alabama Political Reporter.

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