Press Releases

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.

Mar 3, 2015

Roby: No Homeland Funding without Prohibition on Amnesty Actions

Issues: Immigration

U.S. Representative Martha Roby today voted against the Senate Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Title because it did not contain language prohibiting funding from being used to implement President Obama’s unlawful actions on illegal immigration.

Feb 27, 2015

Roby: Senate Homeland Bill “Unacceptable”

Citing the lack of language prohibiting implementation of President Obama’s unlawful immigration orders, U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today voted to reject a Senate-passed Homeland Security Appropriations bill and to form a bicameral conference committee to continue negotiations.