Press Releases

Apr 29, 2015

Roby Calls Out President for ‘Shameful’ Veto Threat

U.S. Representative Martha Roby took to the House floor Wednesday calling out President Obama for a “cynical” and “shameful” threat to veto the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill currently being considered.

Apr 28, 2015

Roby Congratulates 2015 Congressional Art Winners

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Kaitlyn Tarver, a senior at Booker T. Washington Magnet School in Montgomery, Ala., is the winner of the Congressional Art Competition for Alabama’s Second District. Ashton Mueller, a senior at Houston Academy in Dothan, Ala, is the runner-up.

Apr 23, 2015

Roby: VA Needs Takeover Mechanism for Failing Systems

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Veterans Affairs needs a mechanism to take over VA medical centers that perpetually fail to meet basic standards, U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) said Thursday.

Apr 22, 2015

Funding for Military Construction, Veterans Affairs Passes Committee

The House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved new funding for Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, including important projects and programs for military families and veterans in Alabama.

Apr 20, 2015

Maxwell’s C-130s Confirmed by Air Force Report

Eight C-130 aircraft will remain with the 908th Airlift Wing at Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base in Montgomery, according to recently released Air Force plans.

Apr 16, 2015

Death Tax Repeal Passes House

A bill to repeal the federal “Death Tax” passed the House of Representatives Thursday, a development U.S. Representative Martha Roby said was important to restoring fairness and common sense to the tax code.

Apr 14, 2015

Roby Comments on Proposed Iran Deal

Elected leaders in Congress must have the final say on a nuclear deal with Iran, U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) said Tuesday.

Apr 14, 2015

Roby Questions National VA’s Involvement in Central Alabama Reforms

U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) is questioning how involved top Department of Veterans Affairs leadership has been in efforts to reform the troubled Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System (CAVHCS).

Apr 9, 2015

VA Report: Alabama Hospitals Worst for Veteran Appointment Delays

The Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System (CAVHCS) has been home to the highest percentage nationwide for extended delays in veteran appointment completions, according to an in-depth report by the Associated Press.

Apr 1, 2015

Roby, Delegation Meet with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu

U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) on Wednesday met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss Iran’s nuclear agenda and terrorism threats in the surrounding region. Roby’s visit to Israel comes at a particularly critical moment as negotiations continue with Iran and the threat of ISIS persists.