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Congresswoman Norma Torres

Representing the 35th District of California

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February 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s budget proposal and infrastructure plan:  

 

February 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement on the budget caps agreement:

 

February 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement on Republicans’ fifth short-term spending bill in Fiscal Year 2018:

 

February 1, 2018 Press Release

Torres spearheaded efforts to include regulatory reforms that would encourage innovation and efficiency in the nation’s infrastructure in the Coalition’s priorities

 

January 30, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s State of the Union Address:

 

January 30, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) is attending the State of the Union address with Cal Poly Pomona student veteran Sommarani “Mayra” Chan as her guest. Mayra’s family fled from the Khmer Rouge Genocide in Cambodia and sought protection in a Thailand refugee camp. In 1985, the family resettled in the U.S., where Mayra became a first-generation American.

 

January 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement on Republicans’ fourth short-term spending resolution four months into Fiscal Year 2018:

 

January 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement regarding the House vote on H.R. 195, Continuing Appropriations Act:

 

January 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) introduced the Prevent Crime and Terrorism Act of 2018 to limit the Trump administration’s plans to deregulate firearm exports.

January 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement in response to the preliminary injunction issued by California’s Northern District Court on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals:

 

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In The News

August 18, 2017 In The News

Manufacturing remains a bright spot in the Inland Empire, where the sector is doing better than in the rest of the state and the nation.

For example, manufacturing jobs in San Bernardino County grew by 13 percent from 2009 to 2016 — from 49,000 to 55,500 jobs — according to Robert Kleinhenz, economist for The Center for Economic Forecasting and Development at UC Riverside.

August 14, 2017 In The News

As part of her "Made in the 35th" tour, Rep. Norma Torres (D-Pomona) visited four Fontana businesses that have helped create numerous manufacturing jobs.

The five-day tour in the 35th Congressional District came to Fontana on Aug. 8 and also included stops at manufacturing-focused businesses in Ontario, Pomona, Chino, Rialto, and Bloomington.

August 13, 2017 In The News

Lawmakers face a full agenda when they return to Capitol Hill next month: a new federal budget, the debt ceiling, tax reform and infrastructure spending. Plus, President Donald Trump still wants Congress to repeal and replace Obamacare, and then there’s North Korea.

August 12, 2017 In The News
Ontario, CA – Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) drew to a close her “Made in the 35th” tour of manufacturing businesses in the 35th district. The tour, which took place from August 7th through 11th, included informational meetings, events, tours and site visits of manufacturers in a wide range of industries in the cities of Bloomington, Chino, Fontana, Ontario, Pomona, and Rialto.
August 9, 2017 In The News

FONTANA >> Manufacturing jobs have been increasing in the Inland Empire at a much faster rate than the state and nation.

From 2009 to 2016, manufacturing jobs in San Bernardino County increased 13.3 percent — from 49,000 to 55,500 jobs, said Robert Kleinhenz, economist for The Center for Economic Forecasting and Development at UC Riverside.

August 8, 2017 In The News
Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) launched her “Made in the 35th” tour, which will highlight area manufacturers and bring attention to the challenges facing the Inland Empire’s manufacturing sector.
April 18, 2017 In The News

Eva works the graveyard shift as a 911 dispatcher for the Los Angeles Police Department.

September 20, 2016 In The News
On any given day, a 911 dispatcher might direct police as a crime is in progress, provide lifesaving first aid, or speak to a caller on the brink of suicide. Dispatchers are critical members of the first responder community who use their specialized skills and training to save lives and keep communities safe. However, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has recently proposed that the position of “Public Safety Telecommunicator” be classified as an “Office and Administrative Support Occupation.”
August 15, 2016 In The News

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.

August 10, 2016 In The News

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.

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