Congresswoman Norma Torres

Representing the 35th District of California
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August 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Hoy, la representante estadounidense Norma J. Torres (D-CA) y el senador estadounidense Ben Cardin (D-MD) emitieron los siguientes comentarios, siguiente al que el presidente Trump firmara la Ley de Autorización de Defensa Nacional (NDAA, por sus siglas en ingles).

August 2, 2018 Press Release

ONTARIO, CA – U.S. Representatives Norma J. Torres (D-CA) and John Rutherford (R-FL) have introduced H.Res.1040, a bipartisan resolution recognizing Tuesday, August 7, 2018 as National Night Out. National Night Out is an annual, nationwide event that promotes neighborhood camaraderie and community-police partnerships. 

 

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July 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres (D-CA) introduced the Maria Butina NRA Transparency Act to require the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) to investigate whether the National Rifle Association (NRA) benefitted from Russia’s involvement in the 2016 United States presidential election.

July 24, 2018 Press Release

With the 2018 hurricane and wildfire season underway, the Homeowners Disaster Preparation Act would provide homeowners with loans to better plan for floods, earthquakes, tornadoes, and landslides

 

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July 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, announced that her bipartisan legislative proposal to prevent the advancement of North Korea’s nuclear weapons program by more accurately determining the regime’s revenue sources passed on the House floor. The proposal, modeled after Torres’s H.R.

July 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Norma J. Torres (CA-35) released the following statement on San Bernardino County Deputy District Attorney Michael Selyem’s discriminatory social media posts:

 

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June 29, 2018 Press Release

POMONA, CA – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) released the following statement in response to the fatal attack of a California State Polytechnic University civilian parking enforcement officer:

 

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June 14, 2018 Press Release

La resolución expresa solidaridad con el pueblo Guatemalteco y simpatía hacia las víctimas y sus familias; también pide asistencia continua para los esfuerzos de socorro y reconstrucción

 

June 14, 2018 Press Release

The resolution expresses solidarity with the people of Guatemala and sympathy for the victims and their families, calls for continued assistance for relief and reconstruction efforts

 

June 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona), member of the powerful Rules Committee, announced passage of a legislative proposal she introduced to assist local airports, like Ontario International Airport, remove unused military facilities.

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April 24, 2018 In The News

A bipartisan group of House members on Tuesday introduced a resolution calling on Russia and other unnamed actors not to interfere in a flurry of Latin American elections happening this year.

April 13, 2018 In The News

La congresista de origen guatemalteco, Norma Torres, presentó un proyecto de ley para reforzar los esfuerzos anticorrupción de Estados Unidos en el Triángulo Norte. La propuesta ordenaría al secretario de Estado a desarrollar una estrategia para mejorar los esfuerzos de ese país para desmantelar la corrupción en Guatemala, El Salvador y Honduras.

 

April 7, 2018 In The News

AT 6:02 A.M. on August 27, 2017, the president of Guatemala, Jimmy Morales, uploaded a video statement to Twitterdeclaring the former Colombian judge Iván Velásquez a persona non grata and ordering his expulsion from the country.

March 27, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON— Casi seis millones de niños latinos nacidos en EEUU viven con un padre o familiar indocumentado, y muchos sufren el impacto de la campaña de deportaciones de la Administración Trump, pero dos legisladoras demócratas de California promueven desde este martes una iniciativa para evitar la separación de familias inmigrantes.

March 22, 2018 In The News

In the days and weeks since the horrific shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, we have been forced to confront some very difficult questions. Why did this happen? What could we have done to prevent it? And will anything ever change?

March 15, 2018 In The News

A couple of weeks ago, U.S. Representative Norma J. Torres traveled to several communities in and around the Inland Empire to ensure the needs of local residents are reflected in the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) budget.

March 14, 2018 In The News

El pronunciamiento quedó firmado en una carta enviada a John J. Sullivan,encargado del Departamento de Estado de Estados Unidos.

Los representantes resaltan que contar con funcionarios con aquel perfil es importante para los intereses de Estados Unidos y la prosperidad de esa región, la más violenta del mundo.

March 13, 2018 In The News

President Donald Trump may have watched his name come down from his former property in Panama this month — but his troubles stemming from years of alleged cartel money laundering at the property aren’t yet over.

March 2, 2018 In The News

Dos miembros del Comité de Asuntos Exteriores de la Cámara de Representantes quieren saber si la Organización Trump estaba al tanto de los vínculos criminales que tenía el proyecto del entonces empresario de bienes raíces Donald Trump en Panamá.

March 1, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON — More than 84 percent of American Indian and Alaska Native women have experienced violence in their lifetime. Yet legal protections for domestic and sexual violence remain minimal for Native women and girls.

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