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  1. Alabama report makes ugly VA story uglier stillRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Can VA health care scandal stories get any more outrageous than the ones we've heard already? Apparently so, when they happen in Alabama.

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  2. The VA's bad habit: Lying to CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

    Late Wednesday, Rep. Patrick Meehan became the second member of Congress to accuse the VA of lying to them directly when asked about problems related to the VA healthcare scandal.

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  3. Defense Industry Funds Flow to Contenders for Key House ChairmanshipsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Roll Call

    Thornberry; Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala.; Forbes; McKeon; and Turner speak at a news conference last year.

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  4. Roby and Shelby Address Montgomery's VA ProblemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTVY Dothan

    U.S. Representative Martha Roby and U.S. Senator Richard Shelby wrote a letter on Wednesday to the Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald to take a closer look at Central Alabama's Veteran's Health Care system.

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  5. Rep. Martha Roby calls out Central Al Va directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    On Wednesday, Representative Martha Roby called out the Director of the Central Alabama VA in a speech on the House floor.

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  6. Better Access to Care, More Accountability in VA Reform BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WTVY Dothan

    ... easily terminated under legislation passed by the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday. U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) supported the measure, and was particularly pleased that her priorities - enhancing access to local, non-VA providers ...

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  7. Watch: Corruption, data manipulation at Central Alabama VARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | TheBlaze.com

    Rep. Martha Roby said Wednesday that a majority of employees surveyed said they were told to manipulate patient wait time data at the Central Alabama Veterans, and provided other evidence that she said indicates that the Central Alabama facility may be the most corrupt in the nation.

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  8. Roby Calls National Attention to Central Alabama VA in House Floor SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WTVY Dothan

    U.S Representative Martha Roby today called the attention of Congress and the nation to the "mismanagement, malfeasance, and cover-up" at the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System in an impassioned speech from the House floor.

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  9. Greene County Schools ready to "turn up"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    ... impacting people in Alabama. U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today sent a letter with U.S. Representative Martha Roby to VA Secretary Robert McDonald, who was confirmed by the Senate Tuesday. The letter requests that Secretary McDonald provide ...

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  10. Alabama Representatives voice concerns over VA auditRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    U.S. Representative Martha Roby says strong evidence shows that manipulation of patient scheduling at the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care Administration was a "facility-led, standard operating procedure" as a huge number of staff members confirmed in a survey.

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  11. 57 percent of Montgomery VA staff says they were told to change patient wait times, audit revealsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 29 | Alabama Live

    More than 57 percent of the staff at Montgomery-based Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System said they were told to manipulate scheduling to reflect shorter wait times for patients, according to a Department of Veterans Affairs audit.

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  12. Roby slams Central Ala. VA scheduling manipulationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | Merced Sun-Star

    The Department of Veterans Affairs released data to Congress showing that 57 percent of the staff surveyed at Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System said they were instructed to change the dates of when a veteran asked for an appointment.

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  13. UAB guard Chad Frazier granted his release from basketball programRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | ABC 33/40

    ... Mississippi Community College. U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today sent a letter with U.S. Representative Martha Roby to VA Secretary Robert McDonald, who was confirmed by the Senate Tuesday. The letter requests that Secretary McDonald ...

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  14. Shelby wants plan to fix Central Alabama VARead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    U.S. Senator Richard Shelby today sent a letter with U.S. Representative Martha Roby to VA Secretary Robert McDonald, who was confirmed by the Senate Tuesday.

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  15. Shelby Calls on VA Secretary to Provide Plan, Visit Central Alabama VARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | WTVY Dothan

    WASHINGTON, DC, Tuesday July 29, 2014 - U.S. Senator Richard Shelby today sent a letter with U.S. Representative Martha Roby to VA Secretary Robert McDonald, who was confirmed by the Senate Tuesday afternoon.

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  16. Roby Slams Central Ala. Veterans Affairs Scheduling ManipulationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | WTVY Dothan

    An Alabama congresswoman says a new report is the strongest evidence yet that patient scheduling manipulation was standard operating procedure at Veterans Affairs health care facilities in central Alabama.

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  17. VA inspector says Alabama doctor's acts may be insurance fraudRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 29 | Palladium-Item

    A sign outside the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System complex in Montgomery, Ala., reads, "Veterans, yes we will be open, " on Friday, April 8, 2011. 1 comment

  18. VA compromise bill's $17 billion price tag includes increased use of private care, more...Read the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | Alabama Live

    The House and Senate have agreed to a reform bill designed to tackle the problems associated with the Department of Veterans Affairs troubled healthcare system.

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  19. Republicans Fight to Protect Military Bases-How About Protecting the Whole Country?Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | VDARE

    Republicans just seem to avoid going to the root of the matter, of going for the jugular in this new Border Surge crisis: Republican lawmakers are challenging the Obama administration over a newly announced plan to expand the use of U.S. military bases to house illegal immigrant children, warning that it will put a strain on troops and threaten ... (more)

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  20. GOP lawmakers fight plan to bring more illegal immigrant children to military basesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Fox News

    Republican lawmakers are challenging the Obama administration over a newly announced plan to expand the use of U.S. military bases to house illegal immigrant children, warning that it will put a strain on troops and threaten military readiness. 15 comments