Press Releases

May 23, 2016

Roby Reacts to VA Secretary's "Disney" Comments

U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today reacted to “absurd" comments by Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald downplaying wait time problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals and questioning the need to make such information public.

May 13, 2016

Roby Responds to Obama Administration's Transgender School Edict

U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today responded to the release of a joint directive from the U.S. Justice Department and the U.S Department of Education telling every public school district in the country to allow students to use bathrooms and locker rooms corresponding to their “gender identity” rather than their biological sex.

Apr 13, 2016

Military, Veterans Funding Bill Advances

The House Appropriations Committee today approved the Fiscal Year 2017 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill, advancing the annual legislation funding veterans services and military installations for consideration by the full House.

Feb 9, 2016

House Passes Roby's VA Medical Center Recovery Act

U.S. Representative Martha Roby’s (R-Ala.) bill to streamline improvements at severely failing VA medical centers and publish key health metrics passed the House Tuesday.

Jan 21, 2016

Roby Leads Effort to Build Veterans Community Health Network

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today gathered leaders from Alabama’s hospital community and officials from the Veterans Health Administration to take the first steps toward building a network of community health care providers to improve services offered to Alabama veterans.

Jan 13, 2016

House Takes “Long-Awaited Action” to Block EPA Overreach

U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today applauded the passage of a Joint Resolution with the U.S. Senate to end the Environmental Protection Agency’s overreach under the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule.

Jan 12, 2016

Roby Statement on State of the Union Address

U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) tonight responded to President Obama’s final State of the Union address saying the president’s “lofty” rhetoric lacked substantive solutions.

Jan 7, 2016

Roby Statement on Appointment of Interim CAVHCS Director

U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today released a statement on the appointment of Paul Bockelman to Interim Director of the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System (CAVHCS).

Jan 6, 2016

Maxwell-Gunter Again “Assessed” for Housing Immigrant Detainees

Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base is being assessed for possible housing of illegal immigrant minors detained at the Mexican border, a proposal U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today called a “terrible idea” and vowed to fight.

Jan 4, 2016

Roby Statement on Obama's Executive Action on Gun Control

Issues: Gun Control

U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today responded to news that President Obama is seeking to unilaterally mandate gun control through executive orders or bureaucratic rules.