May 17, 2018 Roby in the News
Alabama 2nd District U.S. Rep. Martha Roby returned from a bipartisan female Congressional Delegation (CODEL) Mother’s Day trip to Afghanistan on Tuesday. This was the seventh time she’s made the trip.
May 9, 2018 Roby in the News
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL) spoke to GKN Aerospace employees on Wednesday, May 2, about a very important upcoming project. Afterwards she checked out the Lockheed Martin’s F-35 simulator.
May 9, 2018 Roby in the News
President Donald Trump asked Congress on Tuesday to rescind $15 billion in spending that has already been approved by Congress in the most recent omnibus spending bill.
March 6, 2018 Roby in the News
“Vladimir Putin touting Russia’s advanced nuclear capabilities is yet another example of the country’s very real threat to our national security,” Rep. Martha Roby (R-Montgomery) told Yellowhammer News.
June 25, 2015 Roby in the News
The Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System has stopped hiring medical support staff, part of an attempt by the national Veterans Affairs health system to deal with a $2.6 billion budget shortfall.
June 19, 2015 Roby in the News
Legislation that would fund the purchase of helicopters at Fort Rucker, new gear for helicopters and improvements to the post’s elementary school has cleared another legislative hurdle, as the the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 passed the Senate Friday. The House and Senate must now agree to a version of the bill and the president must sign it.
June 7, 2015 Roby in the News
The motto of bureaucrats prepared to thwart reform and preserve the status quo, it has been wryly observed, is "This, too, shall pass." The strategy is to simply wait out reform efforts in the confidence that that they will fade away as inertia prevails and attention is turned elsewhere. That must not be allowed to happen in the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System. In a pointed speech on the House floor last week, U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, noted Washington's "short attention span" on some issues. The VA system, and in particular the problem-plagued CAVHCS, can't be one of them.
June 3, 2015 Roby in the News
Congresswoman Martha Roby took to the U.S. House floor Wednesday day to continue her push to give Veterans Affairs administrators the authority to come in and take over substandard VA facilities, after a year of revelations finding the agency has placed veterans on long wait lists for care.
June 3, 2015 Roby in the News
Patients at Veterans Administration hospitals in Montgomery and Tuskegee are receiving the worst treatment in the country, U.S. Rep. Martha Roby said.
May 13, 2015 Roby in the News
A pro-life bill considered by Congress Wednesday has received the support of every Republican member of Alabama’s U.S. House delegation.