Press Releases

March 4, 2020 Press Release
Lawmaker Launches Online Information Hub as Congress Passes Emergency Funding

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) today launched an online coronavirus resource page for Inland Empire Residents to stay informed and safe.

 

The site launched as Congress passed $8.3 billion in emergency funding to address the ongoing health crisis.

 

March 2, 2020 Press Release
Trump Policy Deters Symptomatic Individuals from Seeking Medical Testing, Treatment

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) today sent a letter to Vice President Mike Pence, the designated lead for the federal government’s coronavirus response, urging the Administration to reconsider its “public charge” rule in light of the coronavirus outbreak.

 

February 27, 2020 Press Release
Legislation Would Help Service Members & Veterans Identify the Right Institution of Higher Learning for Them

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) today passed the G.I. & Veteran Education Empowerment Act – or GIVE Act – (H.R. 4852) out of the House of Representatives by a vote of 412 to 0.

 

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February 20, 2020 Press Release
Lawmaker Hosts Reception Honoring 14 Nominees from Inland Empire

ONTARIO, CA – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) today hosted a reception at her district office in Ontario announcing 14 military academy nominations she is recommending from across the Inland Empire.

 

February 13, 2020 Press Release
Lawmakers Remove Arbitrary Deadline as Final State Needed for Ratification Votes to Approve

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) released the following statement today after voting for House Joint Resolution 79 (H. J. Res. 79), legislation that would remove the deadline set for States to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA).

February 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) today joined 9-1-1 dispatchers from across the country at the National Emergency Number Association’s (NENA) annual advocacy day in Washington, DC.

 

February 11, 2020 Press Release
New CBDG, HOME, & ESG Grants Bring Significant Investment in Communities, Low-Income Families

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD), today announced $56.48 million in new Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Grant, and Emergency Services Grant (ESG) funds being directed across the Inland Empire and Los Angeles. Rep.

February 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) released the following statement today in response to President Donald Trump’s FY 2021 Budget Request, which slashes deeply at domestic programs to help working and low-income Americans, in some cases, eliminating them outright.

 

February 5, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) released the following statement today as Senate Republicans voted to acquit President Trump after blocking witness testimony and evidence at his impeachment trial.

 

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February 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) released the following statement responding to President Trump’s State of the Union address:

 

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