Congresswoman Norma Torres

Representing the 35th District of California
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February 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s budget proposal and infrastructure plan:  

 

February 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement on the budget caps agreement:

 

February 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement on Republicans’ fifth short-term spending bill in Fiscal Year 2018:

 

February 1, 2018 Press Release

Torres spearheaded efforts to include regulatory reforms that would encourage innovation and efficiency in the nation’s infrastructure in the Coalition’s priorities

 

January 30, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s State of the Union Address:

 

January 30, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) is attending the State of the Union address with Cal Poly Pomona student veteran Sommarani “Mayra” Chan as her guest. Mayra’s family fled from the Khmer Rouge Genocide in Cambodia and sought protection in a Thailand refugee camp. In 1985, the family resettled in the U.S., where Mayra became a first-generation American.

 

January 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement on Republicans’ fourth short-term spending resolution four months into Fiscal Year 2018:

 

January 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement regarding the House vote on H.R. 195, Continuing Appropriations Act:

 

January 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) introduced the Prevent Crime and Terrorism Act of 2018 to limit the Trump administration’s plans to deregulate firearm exports.

January 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement in response to the preliminary injunction issued by California’s Northern District Court on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals:

 

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August 9, 2017 In The News

FONTANA >> Manufacturing jobs have been increasing in the Inland Empire at a much faster rate than the state and nation.

From 2009 to 2016, manufacturing jobs in San Bernardino County increased 13.3 percent — from 49,000 to 55,500 jobs, said Robert Kleinhenz, economist for The Center for Economic Forecasting and Development at UC Riverside.

August 8, 2017 In The News
Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) launched her “Made in the 35th” tour, which will highlight area manufacturers and bring attention to the challenges facing the Inland Empire’s manufacturing sector.
April 18, 2017 In The News

Eva works the graveyard shift as a 911 dispatcher for the Los Angeles Police Department.

September 20, 2016 In The News
On any given day, a 911 dispatcher might direct police as a crime is in progress, provide lifesaving first aid, or speak to a caller on the brink of suicide. Dispatchers are critical members of the first responder community who use their specialized skills and training to save lives and keep communities safe. However, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has recently proposed that the position of “Public Safety Telecommunicator” be classified as an “Office and Administrative Support Occupation.”
August 15, 2016 In The News

ONTARIO >> A local manufacturer of fiberglass shipping crates for military weapons is hoping to double in size and output over the next decade. The owners also want to leverage its status as a minority-owned business.

August 10, 2016 In The News

POMONA >> The U.S. Department of Justice awarded Pomona a grant to combat human trafficking and prostitution, the office of Rep. Norma J. Torres, D-Pomona, announced Wednesday.

The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant is in the amount of $69,550, a news release states. Pomona will use the money to bolster the city’s human trafficking and prostitution enforcements.

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August 10, 2016 In The News

Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) announced that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has awarded the City of Pomona with a $69,550 grant to combat human trafficking and prostitution.  During the Fiscal Year 2016 congressional appropriations process Rep.

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July 23, 2016 In The News

Desperate to get out of US custody and reunite with his wife, Belkin Antonio Hernandez-Vargas turned to one of the biggest names in the business of helping immigrant detainees secure bail bonds.

July 21, 2016 In The News

By the numbers:

7,044: total weapons melted

23: years melting guns at Gerdau Steel Mill in Rancho Cucamonga

3,000: degrees it takes to melt a weapon

150: pounds of scrap metal mixed in with the weapons

5: tons of rebar created

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July 20, 2016 In The News

The move toward local control of L.A./Ontario International Airport is gaining altitude.

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