Press Releases

January 24, 2020 Press Release
As Anti-Corruption Mission Expires, Fate of Special Prosecutor’s Office is Uncertain

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (D-CA), Co-Chair of the Congressional Central America Caucus, and the only Central American immigrant serving in Congress, released a statement today responding to news that Honduran President, Juan Orlando Hernández, allowed the mandate for the Mission to Support the Fight against Corruption and Impunity in Honduras (MACCIH) to expire.

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January 21, 2020 Press Release
Lorbeer Middle School Students Developed an App to Connect Young People with Entry Level Jobs

POMONA, CA – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) today visited Lorbeer Middle School to congratulate students who won the Congressional App Challenge for California’s 35th Congressional District.

 

January 15, 2020 Press Release
Lawmaker Votes to Transfer Impeachment Articles to U.S. Senate to Begin Trial

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) today voted to transmit Articles of Impeachment against President Donald Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress to the U.S. Senate to begin his impeachment trial.

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December 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) today voted to pass the Restoring Tax Fairness for States and Localities Act (H.R. 5377), which protects low- to middle-income households from a variety of harmful provisions in a 2017 tax cut for corporations and wealthy individuals.

 

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December 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – New American Caucus Co-Chairs, Reps. Norma J. Torres (CA-35) and Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), were joined with caucus members in releasing the following statements after the caucus members unanimously voted to impeach President Donald J. Trump.

 

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December 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) today voted to impeach President Donald J. Trump on both articles of impeachment against him – abuse of power, and obstruction of Congress.

 

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December 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The United States Congress voted this week on legislation that bound national security funding with money for a wall on our southern border and immigrant detention centers.

 

December 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, today voted to support a legislative package of eight appropriations bills to fund domestic functions of the federal government through fiscal year 2020.

 

December 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) voted today to pass the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act (H.R. 3), which gives Medicare the power to negotiate lower drug prices directly with pharmaceutical companies. Those lower prices will be available to consumers of private insurance plans as well.

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