Press Releases

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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December 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) released the following statement today announcing that she will vote to impeach President Donald J. Trump.

 

December 11, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman Maximizes Influence Over Must-Pass Funding Legislation

WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) today passed four provisions out of the House of Representatives that will likely become law as part of the must-pass National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (NDAA).

 

Four provisions is a notable policy footprint, particularly for someone who does not sit on the committee of jurisdiction.

 

December 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) released the following statement today as House Democrats released two articles of impeachment against President Donald J. Trump.

 

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December 9, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman Urges Oversight Hearings into Standards of Care & Child Fatalities at Detention Centers

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Norma J.

December 6, 2019 Press Release
U.S. House Votes to Reinstate full Voting Rights Act Protections, but Effort Likely to Stall in U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) released the following statement today as the U.S. House of Representatives passed The Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019 (H.R. 4) by a party-line vote of 228 to 187.

 

December 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) released the following statement today responding to the release by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of The Trump-Ukraine Impeachment Inquiry Report.

 

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