Congresswoman Norma Torres

Representing the 35th District of California
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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.


April 23, 2016 Press Release

ONTARIO, CA – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) hosted a Veterans Resource Fair to provide local veterans with information on resources available to them and their families.  Veterans also had the opportunity to sit down and meet one-on-one with service officers from the Department of Veterans of Affairs to get help on pending claims. 


April 13, 2016 Press Release

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April 1, 2016 Press Release
ONTARIO, CA – Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) unveiled the winner of the 35th District’s 2016 Congressional Art Competition at an awards ceremony and exhibition yesterday evening at the Museum of History & Art, Ontario.  The winning piece, Maybe Tomorrow You’ll Become What You Say by Dalia Marin of A.B.
March 10, 2016 Press Release
 ONTARIO, CA - Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) held a round table meeting at the Ontario Police Department for local, state, and federal public safety officials to discuss ongoing threats to the region and how they can work together to keep communities safe.  Today’s meeting was a follow-up to a similar meeting held in August 2015.
March 8, 2016 Press Release
ONTARIO, CA – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) presided over the “Celebration of Heroes” Battle Color Ceremony performed by the United States Marine Corps Battle Color Detachment at Chaffey High School in Ontario.  Today’s ceremony was part of the Battle Color Detachment’s 2016 National Tour and was free and open to the public.
February 25, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresista Norma Torres (D-CA) y miembros del recién-formado Caucus de Asuntos Centroamericanos se reunieron con el Presidente Jimmy Morales de Guatemala. Antes de la reunión con el Caucus, Morales y Torres, presidenta del Caucus y la primera congresista de origen guatemalteco, se reunieron por separado.
February 24, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Members of Congress launched the Central America Caucus, a newly-formed, bipartisan group of 32 Members of Congress chaired by Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) that is aimed at enhancing understanding about Central America and providing a forum for members and staff to discuss U.S.