ONTARIO, CA – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) hosted a roundtable for faith leaders from throughout the Inland Empire to discuss current healthcare challenges affecting the community and provide an update on healthcare legislation working its way through Congress.
WASHINGTON, DC – This week Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, will introduce the North Korea Follow the Money Act, a bill aimed at making sanctions against North Korea more effective in preventing the advancement of their nuclear weapons program by more accurately determining the regime’s revenue sources.
ONTARIO, CA – On July 4th, the Carnegie Corporation of New York will honor Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) as part of their annual Great Immigrants tribute recognizing the important contributions immigrants have made to advance our society, culture, and economy.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) has reintroduced the Strengthening Cybersecurity Information Sharing and Coordination in Our Ports Act in response to a recent world-wide cyber-attack that has resulted in the shutdown of the largest terminal at the Port of Los Angeles.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) released the following statement on the closure of the largest terminal at the Port of Los Angeles after a cyber-attack hit various companies in Europe and across the globe, including Danish shipping company A.P. Moller-Maersk:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) introduced the Job Opportunities between Our Shores (JOBS) Act, a bill to promote advanced manufacturing in California and throughout the United States and give dislocated workers the training and skills they need to find new jobs in growing industries.
WASHINGTON, DC – Earlier this week, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) represented the United States as part of a bipartisan congressional delegation to Mexico City for the 53rd United States – Mexico Interparliamentary Group Meeting. Torres, along with ten other U.S. Members of Congress, took part in a series of sessions with Mexican legislators to discuss areas of mutual interest and concern.
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Eva works the graveyard shift as a 911 dispatcher for the Los Angeles Police Department.
ONTARIO >> A local manufacturer of fiberglass shipping crates for military weapons is hoping to double in size and output over the next decade. The owners also want to leverage its status as a minority-owned business.
POMONA >> The U.S. Department of Justice awarded Pomona a grant to combat human trafficking and prostitution, the office of Rep. Norma J. Torres, D-Pomona, announced Wednesday.
The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant is in the amount of $69,550, a news release states. Pomona will use the money to bolster the city’s human trafficking and prostitution enforcements.
Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) announced that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has awarded the City of Pomona with a $69,550 grant to combat human trafficking and prostitution. During the Fiscal Year 2016 congressional appropriations process Rep.
Desperate to get out of US custody and reunite with his wife, Belkin Antonio Hernandez-Vargas turned to one of the biggest names in the business of helping immigrant detainees secure bail bonds.
By the numbers:
7,044: total weapons melted
23: years melting guns at Gerdau Steel Mill in Rancho Cucamonga
3,000: degrees it takes to melt a weapon
150: pounds of scrap metal mixed in with the weapons
5: tons of rebar created
The move toward local control of L.A./Ontario International Airport is gaining altitude.
Legislation that would help facilitate the transfer of LA/Ontario International Airport to local control has now passed both the House and the Senate.
The bill, which was approved by the Senate Wednesday afternoon on a 89-4 vote, was part of a broader bill extending the Federal Aviation Administration. It is now expected to be signed into law by President Barack Obama.