Press Releases

Mar 26, 2015

Bi-partisan Medicare Fix a Win for Seniors

Issues: Health Care

A bi-partisan plan to ensure seniors who rely on Medicare aren’t denied access to doctors passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday.

Mar 25, 2015

House Passes Budget with Increased Military Funding Levels

The U.S. House of Representatives tonight passed a Budget Resolution that increased critical funding for national defense, a key component of the budget that U.S. Representative Martha Roby strongly pushed for.

Mar 25, 2015

Eufaula Coast Guard Team will Remain Operational

The U.S. Coast Guard team that maintains navigation aids along the Chattahoochee River in Eufaula, Ala., will remain operational, U.S. Representative Roby announced today.

Mar 24, 2015

VA Choice Care Change a Positive Step for Veterans

U.S. Representative Martha Roby today applauded a Department of Veterans Affairs decision to allow more veterans to access the Veterans Choice Program by recalculating how distance from a VA facility is measured.

Mar 19, 2015

VA Inspector General: Criminal Investigators at Work in Central Alabama

Department of Veterans Affairs Deputy Inspector General Richard Griffin today said criminal investigators within his department are currently at work in Central Alabama.

Mar 19, 2015

Roby: VA Whistleblower Retaliation “Unacceptable”

U.S. Representative Martha Roby today commented on two key Alabama VA whistleblowers coming forward to say they have been the subject of retaliation for their efforts to expose wrongdoing.

Mar 17, 2015

Roby Questions Labor Secretary Perez on OSHA Compliance Policies

U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today questioned Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez about the undermining of important programs that help small employers comply with strict Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.

Mar 16, 2015

Roby: Budget Must Properly Fund Military

Congress must address sequestration and properly fund the military in this year’s budget, U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) said today. As the House Budget Committee prepares to release initial drafts of an overall federal spending plan, Rep. Roby said she’ll be looking for a budget plan that meets the needs of our military.

Mar 4, 2015

Roby Questions VA Secretary about Veterans Choice

WASHINGTON, D.C. – At a Veterans Affairs Appropriations hearing today, U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) questioned Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald about the progress made in improving health care through implementation of the Veterans Choice Program.