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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.
An Army veteran undergoing treatment in an Alabama VA hospital for substance abuse and mental health issues was attacked and beaten by a fellow patient in 2011 and is suing the federal government for negligence.
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby has made a request to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for records that she says might shed light on allegations of neglect and mismanagement at the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System.
Alabama lawmakers are lauding today's Supreme Court decision that allows employers with religious objections to opt out of providing contraceptive coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
Here's reaction from Alabama's Senators and Representatives:
Rep. Martha Roby said reports that a physician with the Department of Veterans Affairs in Montgomery altered patient records to reflect tests that never occurred is just another example of mismanagement at the healthcare facility.
The arrest of a suspected key player in the Sept. 11, 2012 attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Libya is a step in the right direction that will hopefully lead to more being brought to justice, said one of the House lawmakers charged with investigating the deadly incident.
In the wake of the scandals involving Central Alabama Veteran Health Care System, U.S. Rep. Martha Roby said she is sending two staff members to Montgomery to meet with VA employees or others who have concerns about the health clinics.
Rep. Martha Roby said she was misled over the fate of Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System employees caught up in a scheduling scandal and in fact no workers involved in the situation have been terminated.
U.S. Representative Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, announced her 2014 military academy appointments. As a Member of Congress, Rep. Roby may nominate eligible students for consideration for appointment to the prestigious United States Air Force, Naval, Military and Merchant Marine Academies.
Rep. Martha Roby is calling on the president to fire embattled Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki in the wake of controversies over patient care.