Congresswoman Norma Torres

Representing the 35th District of California
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May 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Reps. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) and Tom Cole (R-OK) announced that the House Committee on Natural Resources passed their bipartisan Jobs for Tribes Act, paving the way for a vote on the House floor. The bill would strengthen Indian Country’s ability to become more self-sufficient by providing urgently needed business and economic development assistance.

May 3, 2018 Press Release

The Keep Your Home Act would strengthen investment in vital homeowner assistance program, the Hardest Hit Fund

 

To date, more than 80,000 homeowners in California alone, and hundreds of thousands in participating states have been assisted by the program   

 

May 2, 2018 Press Release

ONTARIO, CA – Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) unveiled the winner of the 35th District’s 2018 Congressional Art Competition at an awards ceremony and exhibition at the Ontario Museum of History and Art.

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April 30, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona), member of the powerful Rules Committee which helps determine the passage of amendments, announced that two amendments she offered to the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 passed on the House floor.

April 25, 2018 Press Release

A recent report revealed that a Panamanian law firm sent a letter on behalf of the Trump Organization to Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela to request his intervention in an ongoing legal dispute over Trump Ocean Club Panama

 

April 13, 2018 Press Release

Since 2008, the United States has provided more than $1 billion to address violence, organized crime, and narcotics trafficking in Central America; Systemic corruption is undermining these goals in Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador

April 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In letters to the House Committee on Appropriations, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) called for robust investment in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, and in the nation’s 472 Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI). Specifically, Torres requested funding for:

April 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In letters to the House Committee on Appropriations, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) requested robust funding to maintain security and improve wait times at the nation's air, land, and sea ports.

April 4, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA), the founder and co-chair of the Central America Caucus and member of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere in the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement on President Donald Trump’s comments about Central American migration:

April 2, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In several letters to the House Committee on Appropriations, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) called for robust funding for regional transportation planning and transit oriented development. Last year, the House of Representatives unanimously approved two amendments introduced by Torres to increase funding for infrastructure and transit programs.

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March 1, 2018 In The News

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Two members of the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee have asked the Trump Organization if it was aware of allegations that real estate agents and investors involved in the Trump Ocean Club in Panama had ties to money laundering and drug trafficking.

February 22, 2018 In The News

POMONA >> They gathered Thursday at Cal Poly Pomona to talk about topics such as immigration-related legislation and what it’s like to be a college student without proper immigration documentation.

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February 22, 2018 In The News

Representative Norma J. Torres met with superintendents from the Fontana Unified School District, Chaffey Joint Union High School District, Ontario-Montclair School District, Pomona Unified School District, and the Chino Valley Unified School District to discuss strategies to prevent gun violence in schools.

February 2, 2018 In The News

Una audiencia del Comité de Relaciones Exteriores sobre “Ciberdiplomacia de EE. UU.

February 2, 2018 In The News

Uno de los pilares clave en la agenda de seguridad interna de la administración de Trump es proteger a los Estados Unidos de la entrada de crimen y violencia; sin embargo, rara vez se considera el papel que desempeña EE.UU. en la exportación de violencia a otras naciones.

February 2, 2018 In The News

A late change in flight schedules could have threatened China Airlines’ presence at Ontario International Airport if not for the cooperation between congressional leaders and U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

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August 18, 2017 In The News

Manufacturing remains a bright spot in the Inland Empire, where the sector is doing better than in the rest of the state and the nation.

For example, manufacturing jobs in San Bernardino County grew by 13 percent from 2009 to 2016 — from 49,000 to 55,500 jobs — according to Robert Kleinhenz, economist for The Center for Economic Forecasting and Development at UC Riverside.

August 14, 2017 In The News

As part of her "Made in the 35th" tour, Rep. Norma Torres (D-Pomona) visited four Fontana businesses that have helped create numerous manufacturing jobs.

The five-day tour in the 35th Congressional District came to Fontana on Aug. 8 and also included stops at manufacturing-focused businesses in Ontario, Pomona, Chino, Rialto, and Bloomington.

August 13, 2017 In The News

Lawmakers face a full agenda when they return to Capitol Hill next month: a new federal budget, the debt ceiling, tax reform and infrastructure spending. Plus, President Donald Trump still wants Congress to repeal and replace Obamacare, and then there’s North Korea.

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