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March 13, 2020 Press Release

POMONA, CA – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) expressed shock and outrage today at reports that the State of California plans to transport homeless people infected with coronavirus from L.A. County to an armory in the heart of Pomona and drop them there.

 

March 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) was joined by 42 of her Congressional colleagues in sending a letter to Vice President 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.

 

March 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) implored Export-Import Bank Chair, Kimberly Reed, to avoid supporting exports of critically needed medical supplies like hand sanitizer and face masks to China as coronavirus spreads across the United States.

March 4, 2020 Press Release

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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In The News

July 16, 2019 In The News

Con la finalidad de proteger a mujeres y niños de la violencia en Centroamérica, hace unos meses las congresistas Norma Torres y Ann Wagner presentaron una iniciativa de ley que ahora queda en manos del Senado estadonunidense.

 

July 16, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Legislation approved by the U.S. House of Representatives would block President Donald Trump’s plan to overhaul small-arms export policy to make it easier for gun makers to sell weapons like flamethrowers and grenades to foreign buyers.

 

July 16, 2019 In The News

The barriers for U.S. citizenship are largely immeasurable — from immigrants traveling thousands of miles by foot to apply for asylum, to folks applying for citizenship after moving to the country for work. But one barrier is universal: expense.

 

July 2, 2019 In The News

President Donald Trump campaigned on border security and building a wall to, among other things, protect the United States from violence in Mexico and Central America.

 

July 2, 2019 In The News

(CNN) A Democratic lawmaker who recently toured Texas detention facilities claimed she's seen no improvements in conditions for the detained migrants.

 

July 2, 2019 In The News

Democratic anger over the conditions faced by immigrants detained at the border grew Tuesday, a day after a group of lawmakers visited some of the most controversial shelters in Texas.

 

June 27, 2019 In The News

Fontana could receive federal funding for a major transportation upgrade known as the #BUILDFontana project, according to Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-35th District).

 

June 27, 2019 In The News

An Inland Empire group which is promoting the value of the United States Census is applauding the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling which temporarily blocked a citizenship question from being placed on the Census 2020 questionnaire.

 

June 24, 2019 In The News

Montclair may soon have a permanent monument to the city’s longest-serving mayor.

 

On June 18, Rep. Norma J. Torres, D-Ontario, introduced a bill to rename the United States Post Office located at 5186 Benito St. in Montclair after former Mayor Paul Eaton, who died in July after serving as the city’s mayor for 23 years.

 

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June 13, 2019 In The News

Un grupo demócrata integrado por seis senadores y seis representantes presentaron este jueves en ambas cámaras del Congreso un proyectó de ley para hacer “más accesible” la ciudadanía estadounidense reduciendo los costos del proceso.

 

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