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  1. Boehner talks economic ties in UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Hill

    Speaker John Boehner visited Northern England on Friday with his Republican colleagues to discuss economic ties between the United States and the United Kingdom. Boehner and the House GOP delegation met with Britain's chancellor of Exchequer, George Osborne, the government's chief financial minister, to discuss U.S.-British ties over lunch at historic Peover Hall before touring the local facility for a U.S.-based company.


  2. Coast Guard backs off closure of aid station for Ga., Ala.Read the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | ABC 33/40

    The Coast Guard has backed off plans to close a station that helps maintain waterways shared by Georgia and Alabama. The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports Adm.


  3. Rep. Robert Aderholt on what he wished President Obama had addressed in Alabama: AL in DCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Alabama Live

    President Barack Obama spoke to a cheering crowd in Birmingham this afternoon, spending the bulk of his time addressing new regulations related to payday loans. If it was up to Rep. Robert Aderholt, R-Haleyville, Obama would take a closer look at his policies that could have lasting economic impact instead of "Band Aid" regulations.


  4. Robby: Bi-partisan Medicare Fix a Win for SeniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | WTVY Dothan

    ... from Medicare, which would force many to stop seeing Medicare patients altogether. U.S. Representative Martha Roby, who voted in favor of the plan, said this proposal is a long-term solution that makes sense. "Seventeen times now, Congress has put a ...


  5. Alabama Republican Reps are all in as House passes 2016 budget: AL in DCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Alabama Live

    The measure, which passed on a vote of 228-199, received the support of every Republican from the Alabama delegation. Included in the budget is $96 billion for the Pentagon's war fund, almost a $40 billion increase over the White House's proposal.


  6. Eufaula Coast Guard Team Will Remain OperationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | WTVY Dothan

    The U.S. Coast Guard team that maintains navigation aids along the Chattahoochee River in Eufaula, Ala., will remain operational, U.S. Representative Roby announced today. Rep. Roby has received word from Coast Guard Commandant Paul F. Zukunft that the Aids to Navigation Team in Eufaula will remain, despite a previous proposal to relocate them.


  7. Roby: Changes to "Veterans Choice Program" Step in Right DirectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | WTVY Dothan

    U.S. Representative Martha Roby today applauded a Department of Veterans Affairs decision to allow more veterans to access the Veterans Choice Program by recalculating how distance from a VA facility is measured. Included in the Veterans Access and Accountability Act passed last year was a program allowing veterans to automatically access care at local, non-VA providers if the nearest VA facility was more than 40 miles away.


  8. There's a new Iran letter from Congress and 6 Alabama reps have signed it: AL in DCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Alabama Live

    Just weeks after 47 Senators caused an uproar by warning Iranian leaders any deal inked with the Obama administration could be undone once the president leaves office, 367 Representative have written their own warning missive. Alabama Reps.


  9. Rep. Martha Roby, Benghazi committee to Hillary Clinton: Turn over email server: AL in DCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Alabama Live

    The House committee investigating the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya are asking former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to turn over her email server to a third party. The committee, which includes Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, said the server would allow an "impartial" investigation into Clinton's emails.


  10. VA Inspector General confirms criminal investigation in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The acting inspector general of the Department of Veterans Affairs is confirming that a criminal investigation is underway in Central Alabama after being questioned by U.S. Representative Martha Roby during an oversight hearing Thursday." Our criminal investigative team continues to have open work in Central Alabama," Richard Griffin explained to lawmakers at the hearing of the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Subcommittee.


  11. US Rep. Martha Roby denounces alleged retaliation against VA whistleblowersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Alabama Live

    U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Alabama, is speaking out today against retaliation Veterans Affairs hospital whistleblowers say they are receiving for speaking out about waitlist manipulation in central Alabama. "Retaliation against whistleblowers is unacceptable," Roby said in a statement today.


  12. Alabama's not as colorblind as the governor thinks: State reader opinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Alabama Live

    Congresswomen Martha Roby and Terri Sewell are to be commended for their work as co-hosts for the Faith and Politics Civil Rights Pilgrimage to Alabama. They were instrumental in bringing over 100 members of Congress to Alabama, including over two dozen Republicans.


  13. Alabama VA whistle-blowers claim retaliationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Windsor Beacon

    Two high-ranking whistle-blowers at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Alabama say they are being punished for disclosing patient care problems that led to the hospital director's firing last year. Richard Tremaine and Shelia Meuse, top administrators at the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System in Montgomery, say they were targeted in an ongoing internal investigation after providing evidence of wrongdoing to a member of Congress and the Montgomery Advertiser newspaper.


  14. Are Alabamians getting their money's worth in Washington? Let's find out: AL in DCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Alabama Live

    Alabama's legislation delegation has nine members: Sens. Richard Shelby and Jeff Sessions and Reps. Bradley Byrne, Mike Rogers, Martha Roby, Terri Sewell, Gary Palmer, Robert Aderholt and Mo Brooks.


  15. Roby: Budget Must Properly Fund MilitaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | WTVY Dothan

    Congress must address sequestration and properly fund the military in this year's budget, U.S. Representative Martha Roby said Monday. As the House Budget Committee prepares to release initial drafts of an overall federal spending plan Tuesday morning, Rep. Roby said she'll be looking for a budget plan that meets the needs of the military.


  16. Portman open to updating Voting Rights ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | News Herald

    Portman open to updating Voting Rights Act Senator said Congress should review the voting law after it was struck down by Supreme Court. Check out this story on Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, speaks during an interview in Lebanon, Ohio, in this October 2014 file photo.


  17. Clinton emails breathe new life into Benghazi panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 |

    The photo that became an Internet meme - Hillary Rodham Clinton, wearing sunglasses, staring at her BlackBerry - troubles Republicans on the House committee investigating the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, for what they say is an incomprehensible omission. Chairman Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., wants to know why the panel has no emails from Oct. 18, 2011, the day the photo was taken as Clinton, then the secretary of state, was en route to Tripoli.


  18. 2015 legislative session is under wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Trussville Tribune

    The 2015 session of the Alabama Legislature convened March 3. A few bills had been pre-filed prior to the opening of the session and several other bills were introduced. The first bill I introduced as your representative - HB97 - would provide teachers in grades K-12 with the opportunity to be reimbursed for out-of-pocket expenses they incur to purchase supplies and materials for their classrooms.


  19. Let's Cube Root... AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Daily Kos

    Today is the last red state I'll be redistricting for a while. We'll finally be hitting some more purple and blue states over the next few weeks.


  20. Republicans Shouldn't Be Afraid To Go To SelmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | The Daily Caller

    More than one hundred members of Congress went to Selma, Ala. Saturday for the 50th anniversary of an historic civil rights march that began at Edmund Pettus Bridge.