Press Releases

Dec 13, 2016

Roby Defends F-35 Program, Reassures Community

Roby, who has been working to bring the F-35 assignment to the 187th Fighter Wing at Montgomery’s Dannelly Field, told WSFA 12 News she welcomed President-elect Trump’s concerns about spending, but explained that cost concerns for the F-35 were mostly in the past.

Dec 9, 2016

Roby Votes Against Water Bill

U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) voted against a federal water policy bill this week, citing the removal of a provision from current law encouraging the states of Alabama, Florida, and Georgia to negotiate a water sharing agreement between them.

Dec 7, 2016

Montgomery-Based 187th Fighter Wing on Short List for F-35

The Montgomery-based 187th Fighter Wing is among five Air National Guard units throughout the country being considered to house the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, Air Force officials announced Wednesday.

Dec 2, 2016

Roby: NDAA Increases Strength, Agility of our Military

The National Defense Authorization Act allows us to make real progress towards increasing the strength and agility of our military.

Nov 29, 2016

House Acts to Give Veterans More Choices in Health Care

This bill rightly enables veterans to choose the best health care options for themselves and their families, and I am proud to support it.

Nov 23, 2016

Roby: Decision on Overtime Rule a Victory for States, Businesses

This decision is a conservative victory for the 21 states and dozens of business groups who challenged that this new rule handed down by President Obama’s Department of Labor would increase government costs.

Nov 22, 2016

Roby Congratulates Sessions on U.S. Attorney General Appointment

There is no one more capable and qualified to serve our country as Attorney General than Senator Jeff Sessions. President-elect Trump has selected a leader with remarkable depth of knowledge and experience who cares about Americans and will fight for what’s right.

Oct 3, 2016

Roby Welcomes Emily Taylor to Congressional Staff

U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today announced that Emily Taylor now serves as Press Secretary in her Washington, D.C. office.

Sep 28, 2016

VA Inspector General Continues Probe into Wait Times, Misconduct

Almost two years after the director of the Central Alabama Vertans Health Care System was fired for mismanagement, an Inspector General probe of paitent wait time manipulation and other misconduct within the system is ongoing. U.S. Representative Martha Roby, who recently met with officials from the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General, said amid all the positive improvements at CAVHCS, holding bad actors accountable is important.

Sep 14, 2016

VA Accountability Bill Passes House

H.R. 5620, The VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act, would allow the Secretary of Veterans Affairs more flexibility to fire, demote or otherwise punish mid-to-lower level employees for misconduct or poor performance. Currently, stricter accountability measures only apply to senior managers and not rank-and-file employees.