WASHINGTON, DC – This week, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) and Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK) introduced H.R. 981, the Indian Health Service (IHS) Hiring Freeze Exemption Act, a bill that would exempt the Indian Health Service (IHS) from President Trump’s federal employee hiring freeze.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, following reports that Republican House Judiciary staffers secretly participated in drafting Donald Trump’s anti-refugee executive order, House Democrats wrote to Speaker Paul Ryan strongly urging him to clarify whether it is permissible for House staff to provide assistance to the White House in developing its policies. The letter also d
ONTARIO, CA – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) issued the following statement in response to Donald Trump’s latest executive actions drastically limiting the admittance of refugees:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) issued the following statement in response to a series of executive actions regarding immigration enforcement announced by the Trump administration:
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, a group of Democratic lawmakers sent a letter to Mexico’s undersecretary for North America, Carlos Sada, regarding the importance of U.S.-Mexico cooperation in light of the recent extradition of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. The letter was signed by Reps. Norma J. Torres (D-CA), Eliot L.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) was named to the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade and the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere of the Foreign Affairs Committee. She was also elected Ranking Member of the Indian, Insular and Native Alaskan Affairs Subcommittee and named to the Subcommittee on Federal Lands of the Natural Resources Committee.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) released the following statement in response to reports of widespread flooding throughout Southern California and in particular, the Inland region: