Press Releases

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.

Dec 30, 2015

Roby Statement on VA Naming New Southeast Director

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) today responded to the Department of Veterans Affairs naming Leslie Wiggins as the new director of the VA Southeast Network (VISN7).

Dec 14, 2015

Roby Speaks at VA Clinic Opening

Celebrating recent progress and calling for teamwork to further improve care for veterans, U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) joined local, regional and national leaders at a ribbon cutting for the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System’s new Chantilly clinic.

Dec 9, 2015

Roby “State Authority” Provision Goes to President’s Desk

Issues: Education

A bill provision introduced and championed by U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) to stop federal coercion in state education decisions is on its way to the president’s desk as part of a rewrite of the nation’s “No Child Left Behind” education law.

Dec 9, 2015

What They’re Saying: Local Educators, Advocates Support Bill to Replace “No Child Left Behind”

Issues: Education

Roby’s “State Authority” language key to stop federal coercion

Dec 8, 2015

House Acts to Strengthen National Security

Taking an important step to protect the homeland amid growing security concerns, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to strengthen the visa waiver program with the passage of H.R. 158.

Dec 2, 2015

States Take Back Education Authority in “No Child Left Behind” Replacement

Issues: Education

Congress took a major step toward replacing the “No Child Left Behind” education law Wednesday as the House of Representatives approved a final bill that reduces the federal footprint in education and returns decision-making back to states and local governments.

Nov 19, 2015

House Takes Important First Step to Mitigate Risks of Syrian Refugee Resettlement

The House of Representatives took an important first step to mitigate the national security risks presented by President Obama’s plan to allow as many as 10,000 Syrian refugees to resettle in the United States in 2016.