Congresswoman Norma Torres

Representing the 35th District of California
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Press Releases

December 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Representative Norma J. Torres (CA-35), along with Reps. Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18), Co-Chair of the Congressional NextGen 9-1-1 Caucus and Frank Pallone (NJ-06), Ranking Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, introduced legislation to upgrade our nation’s 9-1-1 call centers to meet the demands of rapidly changing communications technology.

December 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35), Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) and Congressman Derek Kilmer (WA-06) hosted a press call with reporters on the impacts of the Republican tax plan on Indian Country today, Tuesday, December 19, 2017.

 

December 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement in response to the Federal Communications Commission vote on net neutrality:

December 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement regarding the Senate tax bill:

 

November 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) and Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK) introduced the Jobs for Tribes Act, a bill that will strengthen Indian Country’s ability to become more self-sufficient by providing urgently needed business and economic development assistance.

 

November 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) and Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK) introduced Savanna’s Act, a bill named in honor of Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind, a 22-year old pregnant member of the Spirit Lake Tribe who was tragically murdered in August.

November 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement regarding the recent elections in Honduras:

 

November 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Norma Torres (D-CA) introduced the GI Bill Distance Learning Improvement Act, in honor of Veterans Day. This legislation looks to assist veterans’ pursuit of higher education following their military service by providing additional resources to support distance learning.

 

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November 7, 2017 Press Release
(Abajo en Español)

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) released the following statement in reaction to the Department of Homeland Security’s refusal to extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for citizens of Nicaragua and its failure to make a determination with regard to TPS for Honduran nationals:

 

October 30, 2017 Press Release

ONTARIO, CA –Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) participated in a bipartisan Homeland Security Committee field hearing at the Port of Los Angeles titled “Examining Physical Security and Cybersecurity at our Nation’s Ports.” This hearing is being held on the heels of last week’s successful passage of H.R.

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