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  1. U.s. Representative Martha Roby Visits with Elba Rotary Club TodayRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | WTVY Dothan

    U.S. Representative Martha Roby will visit Elba Tuesday and speak to a meeting of the Elba Rotary Club.


  2. Politicians partake in ALS Ice Bucket ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | UPI

    Members of Congress and politicians around the country joined in the viral video trend of dumping buckets of ice over their head to raise ALS awareness.


  3. What's the new VA secretary learning? 'We have good people at VA'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 |

    After two weeks on the job, new Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald has remained silent on whether he is looking to fire any VA employees for their conduct in the health care scandal, and instead continues to offer broad statements of support for those employees.


  4. Representative Martha Roby speaks to Montgomery residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Representative Martha Roby has been visiting with people all over her district during the August recess, calling national attention to the Central Alabama VA, and Thursday she visited Montgomery.


  5. Martha Roby says she's still waiting on response from VA secretary about visit to troubled Montgomery facilityRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Alabama Live

    U.S. Rep. Martha Roby said this morning she is still waiting on the new secretary of Veterans Affairs to take action on problems at the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System in Montgomery and Tuskegee.


  6. Roby Visits Union Springs, Tours Dixie Electric CooperativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | WTVY Dothan

    U.S. Representative Martha Roby will visit Union Springs on Thursday, participating in a new building dedication for Dixie Electric Cooperative.


  7. Martha Roby to give Washington update, take questions at Montgomery Chamber breakfastRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Alabama Live

    Roby, a Republican from Montgomery, will give an update on what's going on in Washington and then take questions from the audience.


  8. President Barack Obama says no ice bucket challenge for himRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Alabama Live

    President Obama may be used to chilly receptions but don't expect one to include a bucket of ice water dumped on his head anytime soon.


  9. 2,000 X-Rays at Montgomery VA facility have gone unread since 2009, Alabama lawmakers call for investigationRead the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | Alabama Live

    A later review added 1,100 X-rays to that number. The Montgomery Advertiser reports staff took immediate action on about 176 of the scans while 227 were assessed to see if further clinical action was needed.


  10. Watch Rep. Martha Roby take the ice bucket challenge for a good causeRead the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | Alabama Live

    Rep. Martha Roby put herself in the hot seat - make that the cold seat - Monday when she took part in what's known as the "ice bucket challenge," to raise money for those with ALS.


  11. Are VA officials required to tell members of Congress the truth?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 |

    Rep. Patrick Meehan last week asked new Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald if VA employees are required to give honest answers to members of Congress, after one of them apparently lied to him back in June.


  12. VA not rushing to fire inept, corrupt officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 |

    The Department of Veterans Affairs has offered few indications in the last few weeks that it's willing to move aggressively to fire incompetent or corrupt officials involved in the VA health care scandal, and so far is keeping Congress in the dark about its plans.


  13. Lt. Gov. Ivey, Maxwell AFB officials discuss possible BRACRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... but we can't sit on our laurels. We have to be fully prepared." WSFA 12 News reached out to U.S. Representative Martha Roby, who is a member of the Appropriations Committee, about BRAC. In a statement Roby said, "Maxwell-Gunter mission is valuable ...


  14. Enterprise Students Serve as Congressional Interns in Rep. Roby's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | WTVY Dothan

    Coffee County students Katie Wilcox and Anela Mangum served as Congressional interns in U.S. Representative Martha Roby's Washington D.C. office this summer.


  15. Poll shows majority of Americans disapprove of their own member of Congress. What about you?Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 5 | Alabama Live

    For the first time a new poll is showing that a majority of Americans no longer think their member of Congress is doing a good job For the first time in the poll's quarter century, a majority of Americans say they disapprove of the job performance of their own member of Congress.


  16. Feds to stop using military bases to house illegal immigrant childrenRead the original story

    Monday Aug 4 | Washington Times

    The Obama administration is shutting down the three emergency shelters for illegal immigrant children it opened on military bases, health officials said Monday in another sign that the federal government is getting a handle on the surge of Central Americans trying to jump the U.S. border.


  17. Exit Interview: Doug HeyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 4 | Roll Call

    Keeping the party on message is what GOP communications guru Doug Heye has always been paid to do.


  18. AL reps react to VA audit showing high rate of manipulationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 3 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... Alabama's employees reported a much hire rate of being told to manipulate wait times. U.S. Representative Martha Roby says strong evidence shows that manipulation of patient scheduling at the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care Administration was a ...


  19. Roby Votes to Strengthen Border SecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 2 | WTVY Dothan

    U.S. Representative Martha Roby today voted to pass a critical appropriations bill aimed at stemming the recent influx of illegal immigrants by beefing up border security and closing a legal loophole currently being exploited by human traffickers.


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

    Thursday Jul 31 |

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