WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) released the following statement today in response to President Donald Trump’s FY 2021 Budget Request, which slashes deeply at domestic programs to help working and low-income Americans, in some cases, eliminating them outright.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) released the following statement today as Senate Republicans voted to acquit President Trump after blocking witness testimony and evidence at his impeachment trial.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) released the following statement responding to President Trump’s State of the Union address:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) today requested investigations into the federal planning, coordination and communication for a chartered flight carrying approximately 200 Americans from Wuhan, China – the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak – to California.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) responded today to news that a flight originating in coronavirus-inflicted Wuhan, China was diverted from its original destination of Ontario International Airport (ONT) to March Air Reserve Base in Riverside.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Norma J.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) released the following statement today after the Trump Administration finalized a rule to loosen firearm export regulations, making it easier for gun manufacturers to sell weapons abroad.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (D-CA), Co-Chair of the Congressional Central America Caucus, and the only Central American immigrant serving in Congress, released a statement today responding to news that Honduran President, Juan Orlando Hernández, allowed the mandate for the Mission to Support the Fight against Corruption and Impunity in Honduras (MACCIH) to expire.
POMONA, CA – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) today visited Lorbeer Middle School to congratulate students who won the Congressional App Challenge for California’s 35th Congressional District.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) today voted to transmit Articles of Impeachment against President Donald Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress to the U.S. Senate to begin his impeachment trial.
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La semana pasada, la Cámara de Representantes aprobó la Ley de Sueños y Promesas. Este proyecto de ley histórico brindará alivio y un camino a la ciudadanía a más de un millón de personas que ya han construido sus vidas en los Estados Unidos.
To some Democrats, impeaching President Trump is not just about whether findings of the Mueller reportshow that he broke the law. It’s an umbrella punishment for all the ways he’s deviated from the presidential norm.
Rep. Norma Torres looks at the Central American migrants flocking to the Mexican border in hopes of gaining asylum in the United States and sees her own reflection.
Esas dos congresistas, la demócrata Norma Torres y la republicana Ann Wagner,propusieron la semana pasada una iniciativa legal, que acabó siendo consolidada en otra ley que finalmente fue aprobada este miércoles en el Comité de Exteriores, por lo que ahora será debatida en el pleno de la Cámara de Representantes, de mayoría demócrata.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. House members re-introduced legislation Tuesday that calls for the Justice Department to review how law enforcement agencies respond to cases of missing and slain Native Americans as the nationwide push to bring more attention to the issue gains momentum.
They're the voice of calm in an emergency. 911 dispatchers deal with life and death every day, but they do it for low pay, long hours and little recognition. Now there's a national push to change that by bumping 911 jobs into a new classification that better reflects their life-saving role.
Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Calif.) was not for impeaching President Trump — until she read the Mueller report. The moderate Democrat says special counsel Robert S. Mueller III convinced her that House Democrats should begin impeachment proceedings right away against Trump, regardless of any political consequences to their party.
President Donald Trump, who has received unprecedented support from America’s gun lobby, seems determined to make it easier to export firearms and harder to keep track of whether they’re destined for terrorists or rogue regimes.
David Greene talks to Democratic Rep. Norma Torres of California about Trump's toughening immigration policies, and the effects on Central American asylum-seekers. NPR's Mara Liasson weighs in.
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Washington — Citing an unprecedented flow of migrant families heading towards the southern border, President Trump announced last week his administration would be cutting all foreign aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.