Congresswoman Norma Torres

Representing the 35th District of California
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February 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded a $69,000 Federal Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program grant to the City of Pomona Housing Authority.

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February 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) announced that the California Department of Transportation has been awarded a $35 million grant by the U.S.

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February 13, 2019 Press Release

The 2011 wind storm brought gale force winds and widespread power outages across Southern California

 

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February 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, U.S. Representatives Norma J. Torres (D-CA), Eliot L. Engel (D-NY), James P.

February 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Norma J. Torres (D-CA) and Eliot L. Engel (D-NY), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, introduced the Prevent Crime and Terrorism Act to block the Trump Administration’s proposal to transfer firearm export regulation from the U.S. State Department to the U.S. Commerce Department.

February 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres (D-CA) announced that Joe Rodgers, a Federal Aviation Administration Engineer Technician at Ontario International Airport who was one of the 800,000 federal workers furloughed during the 35-day long government shutdown, has been invited as her guest to the State of the Union address. 

February 4, 2019 Press Release

Legislation would encourage local and federal government collaboration to create more sustainable environmental, transportation, infrastructure, and housing programs

 

February 1, 2019 Press Release

Rule change threatens an increase in the flow of firearms to terrorist groups and drug cartels, undermining U.S. national security

 

January 25, 2019 Press Release

ONTARIO, CA — Today, U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement in response to the three-week continuing resolution to reopen the government:

 

January 25, 2019 Press Release

ONTARIO, CA — Today, U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) announced that Ontario-Montclair School District (OMSD) and Rialto Unified School District (RUSD) have received the 2018 Western Region Summer Sunshine Awards from the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service.

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August 14, 2018 In The News

“Orgullosa de anunciar que la provisión bicameral que presenté con @SenatorCardin para responsabilizar a los funcionarios corruptos en Centroamérica ha sido firmada en ley por el Presidente. ¡Es hora de ponernos a trabajar contra la corrupción!, tuiteó la congresista en horas de la mañana de este martes.

 

July 27, 2018 In The News

On July 26, the US House and Senate approved a bill that will require the Secretary of State to share the identities of government officials in Central America’s Northern Triangle countries who are involved in corruption and drug trafficking with Congress.

July 19, 2018 In The News

La guatemalteca Norma Torres, congresista en Estados Unidos, expresó en el Patrullaje Informativo de Emisoras Unidas que habrá muchas más visas que serán retiradas por el Gobierno norteamericano.

July 18, 2018 In The News

La congresistas de origen guatemalteco, Norma J. Torres, visitó a seis niños que sufrieron quemaduras después de la erupción del volcán de Fuego en Guatemala. Los menores se encuentran recibiendo tratamiento en el Hospital Shriners para Niños en Galveston, Texas.

July 5, 2018 In The News

A few months ago, Cal Poly Pomona student Jenny Greenberg had paid to attend a workshop on campus.

She waited more than hour before the instructors finally arrived. It was then she realized they had been stuck behind the at-grade train crossing at Temple Avenue and Valley Boulevard. The gates were down and vehicles had to be rerouted.

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July 3, 2018 In The News

California’s Air National Guard abandoned operations at Ontario International Airport more than 20 years ago, but its former station and buildings remain, taking up valuable space.

Rep. Norma Torres, D-Pomona, recently launched federal efforts to assist the airport in the costly hazardous material abatement and removal of the former Air National Guard buildings.

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June 29, 2018 In The News

While the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policy was causing a crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border, three members of Congress were introducing a bill to try to stop the flood of migrants coming in the first place. On June 22, Reps.

June 21, 2018 In The News

Congresswoman Norma Torres (D-35th District) toured the San Diego-Mexico border on June 18 to witness the effects of President Donald Trump’s zero tolerance policy that has separated thousands of children from their parents.

May 24, 2018 In The News

The only gun shop in all of Mexico is behind a fortress-like wall on a heavily guarded military base.

To enter the Directorate of Arms and Munitions Sales, customers must undergo months of background checks — six documents are required — and then be frisked by uniformed soldiers.

May 23, 2018 In The News

The Trump administration wants to streamline the process for exporting American firearms, a change sought for years by domestic gun companies as a way to increase sales.

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