Press Releases

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.

Sep 9, 2016

Montgomery an “Ideal Fit” for F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, Roby says

As the Air Force moves closer to selecting bases for the new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) said she continues to advocate for the 187th Fighter Wing to field the next-generation program at its Dannelly Field headquarters in Montgomery.

Aug 29, 2016

Roby Joins Local, State Leaders to Celebrate Pre-K Success

Issues: Education

U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today celebrated Alabama’s continued success in early childhood education by joining local and state leaders to cut the ribbon for one of Alabama’s new First Class Pre-K locations.

Jul 15, 2016

Roby Seeks Feedback on ESSA Implementation

Issues: Education

After hearing concerns from local school officials over how the nation’s new education law is begin implemented, U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) is asking Alabama state leaders to help her hold federal officials accountable.