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December 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) today voted to pass the Restoring Tax Fairness for States and Localities Act (H.R. 5377), which protects low- to middle-income households from a variety of harmful provisions in a 2017 tax cut for corporations and wealthy individuals.

 

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December 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – New American Caucus Co-Chairs, Reps. Norma J. Torres (CA-35) and Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), were joined with caucus members in releasing the following statements after the caucus members unanimously voted to impeach President Donald J. Trump.

 

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December 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) today voted to impeach President Donald J. Trump on both articles of impeachment against him – abuse of power, and obstruction of Congress.

 

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December 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The United States Congress voted this week on legislation that bound national security funding with money for a wall on our southern border and immigrant detention centers.

 

December 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, today voted to support a legislative package of eight appropriations bills to fund domestic functions of the federal government through fiscal year 2020.

 

December 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) voted today to pass the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act (H.R. 3), which gives Medicare the power to negotiate lower drug prices directly with pharmaceutical companies. Those lower prices will be available to consumers of private insurance plans as well.

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December 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) released the following statement today announcing that she will vote to impeach President Donald J. Trump.

 

December 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) today passed four provisions out of the House of Representatives that will likely become law as part of the must-pass National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (NDAA).

 

Four provisions is a notable policy footprint, particularly for someone who does not sit on the committee of jurisdiction.

 

December 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) released the following statement today as House Democrats released two articles of impeachment against President Donald J. Trump.

 

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April 4, 2019 In The News

Washington — Since taking office, President Trump has faulted Central American governments for not doing enough to stop migrant families from heading north, and he has repeatedly threatened to cut U.S. assistance to the region — a longstanding multi-million-dollar pillar of American foreign policy. 

 

April 3, 2019 In The News

“Esta lista es una farsa. Es increíble que los departamentos de Estado, de Defensa y de Justicia se hayan retrasado 53 días para entregar este informe, y esto es lo que nos dieron”, dijo Torres. 

 

 

April 1, 2019 In The News

Democratic lawmakers slammed President Donald Trump's threat to cut aid to the Central American countries of El Salvador, Guatemala and Nicaragua, noting that the move could hurt U.S. national security.

 

March 27, 2019 In The News

Hundreds of millions of dollars in aid that Congress approved for El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras is stalled at the White House budget office, an impasse that threatens ongoing efforts to stem the influx of asylum seekers from the region.

 

March 27, 2019 In The News

The House on Wednesday cleared a bill aimed at closing the gender pay gap, marking its first vote on the issue in nearly a decade and notching another political win for the Democratic Party.

 

March 15, 2019 In The News

Union Pacific Railroad has committed to cleaning out or locking over a dozen railcars parked on tracks in Pomona in the next week, according to a local politician.

 

Since at least November, the abandoned railcars have been stored on a portion of unused tracks owned by Union Pacific near Temple Avenue and Valley Boulevard.

 

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March 14, 2019 In The News

House Democrats have hit out at a Trump administration proposal to introduce a 10 percent surcharge for immigration petition filing fees to aid in deficit reduction, condemning the bid as a "cruel" plan that will hurt "hard-working, law-abiding immigrants."

 

February 26, 2019 In The News

THE HOUSE MOVED TUESDAY to undo President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to pay for a border wall with money Congress has not approved, setting up a battle over how much authority a president has and how much members of Trump's own party are prepared to defy him.

 

February 26, 2019 In The News

On Tuesday, Congress began considering a resolution that would end the national emergency that President Trump has declared at the southern border in order to secure the funds to construct a border wall, which Congress has repeatedly denied him.

February 14, 2019 In The News

Not everyone is in a position to hand out mini-loans without interest, and most wouldn’t if they could.

 

But Joe Rodgers gives what he can for family and friends to survive the past, and possibly the future government shutdown.

 

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