Press Releases

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.

Jul 14, 2016

No Immigrant Detainees at Maxwell-Gunter, Roby Confirms

While Roby previously had unofficial assurance that Maxwell-Gunter would not be used to house the detainees, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provided official notice today that the base was removed from consideration.

Jul 8, 2016

Roby Statement on Dallas Police Shooting

U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today made the following comments in response to the tragic shooting in Dallas that killed five police officers and wounded seven other officers along with two civilians.

Jun 28, 2016

Benghazi Report: Roby Comments from the Select Committee's News Conference

The Select Committee on Benghazi released its much-anticipated report Tuesday, documenting through more than 800 pages a better understanding of what happened leading up to, during and after the terrorist attacks that killed four Americans, including the U.S. Ambassador in Libya.

Jun 27, 2016

Roby Reacts to Abortion Ruling

Issues: Health Care

U.S. Representative Martha Roby today expressed disappointment over a Supreme Court ruling striking down a Texas law seeking to protect women from unsafe abortion clinics.