Congresswoman Norma Torres

Representing the 35th District of California
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February 26, 2015 In The News
With operations slowly returning to normal at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex after a labor dispute that left a backlog of ships in the harbor, port officials say they have contingency plans ready to avert more problems if the Department of Homeland Security is forced to shut down.
February 26, 2015 In The News
A short-term funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security looked likely to pass before funding was to expire at midnight, in the midst of a national debate over security and immigration that was based in part in the Inland Empire.
February 25, 2015 In The News
As a political battle over immigration was moving the U.S. Department of Homeland Security closer to a possible partial shutdown, Border Patrol Agent Arturo Alcaraz was preparing to report to work on Monday, March 2, as usual.
February 25, 2015 In The News
Local authorities don’t anticipate security risks or disruptions in travel at area airports or the Los Angeles area port complex if there is a partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security.
February 24, 2015 In The News
WASHINGTON >> Bitterly admitting defeat, House Republicans on Tuesday abandoned their attempts to use the Homeland Security Department’s spending bill to force concessions from President Barack Obama on immigration, and sent him legislation to fund the agency through the end of the budget year with no strings attached.
February 16, 2015 In The News
A large swath of the Inland Empire is represented by the nation’s only member of Congress of Guatemalan descent.
February 15, 2015 In The News
WASHINGTON — For Representative Norma J. Torres, a freshman Democrat from California’s 35th District, the debate over immigration policy is intensely personal.
February 13, 2015 In The News
ONTARIO >> Despite having more preparation than many freshman members of Congress, Rep. Norma Torres, is finding Washington a whole new world.
January 30, 2015 In The News
Rep. Norma Torres, D-Ontario, has been appointed to the Natural Resources Committee and the Subcommittees on Water, Power and Oceans and on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs of the House of Representatives.
January 21, 2015 In The News
Fontana resident Crystal Tettenhorst, a U.S. Navy veteran, never imagined that her service to the nation and her good work in school would one day land her a spot at a highly prestigious event in Washington, D.C.