Congresswoman Norma Torres

Representing the 35th District of California
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July 12, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Members of the Congressional Central America Caucus met with Juan Orlando Hernandez, the President of Honduras.
July 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) applauded the recent release of House Democrats’ new “Make It in America” plan, a comprehensive legislative strategy to grow and strengthen the American economy.  The plan includes two of Rep. Torres’s bills, H.R. 2485, the Regional Infrastructure Accelerator Act (RIAA), a bill to help fill the infrastructure funding gap, and H.R.

July 8, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma Torres (D-Pomona) issued the following statement in response to the recent attack on 11 Dallas police officers, and the police involved shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile:
June 30, 2016 Press Release
ONTARIO, CA - Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) convened a roundtable meeting in Pomona with activists, community and religious leaders, and families impacted by gun violence to share ideas for how to address the growing gun violence epidemic.
June 21, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) applauded the passage of H.R. 4369, legislation that will allow for the transfer of Passenger Facility Charges collected at Ontario Airport to Los Angeles World Airports.  This legislation is necessary to complete the transfer of LA/Ontario International Airport to local control.

 

June 21, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Reps. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) and Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) requested an update from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the implementation of next generation 911 (NG911) systems across the country and the impact diverting local and state 911 fees has had on emergency services.

 

June 20, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This Tuesday, the House of Representatives is set to debate and vote on H.R. 4369, key legislation necessary to complete the transfer of LA/Ontario International Airport to local control.

 

June 9, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives will debate an amendment offered by Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) that removes a provision from H.R. 5278, the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability At (PROMESA) that allows the minimum wage to be lowered for workers under 25. 

 

May 1, 2016 Press Release
ONTARIO, CA – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) marked the start of Small Business Week (May 1-7) by releasing a one-year update to her jobs plan. A Roadmap to Economic Resilience – One Year Later details the progress made on key recommendations to foster small business growth and entrepreneurship and create jobs in the Inland Empire.
April 26, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) introduced the Tribal Early Childhood, Education, and Related Services Integration Act, a bill that seeks to expand early education opportunities and close the achievement gap between Native and Non-Native children by making it easier for tribes to apply for support for early childhood education services.

 

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