WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (CA-35) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s latest threat to abandon the Puerto Rico recovery effort:
Washington, D.C.—Today, Reps. Norma J. Torres (D-CA), Bradley S. Schneider (D-IL), and Eliot L. Engel (D-NY) introduced the Multiple Firearm Sales Reporting Modernization Act.
Tijuana, Mexico – Today, Rep. Norma Torres traveled to Mexico to meet with deported U.S. veterans to understand and address the barriers that prevent them from accessing the veterans benefits earned through service to our country.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Ranking Member Norma Torres of the Natural Resources Subcommittee on Indian, Insular, and Alaska Native affairs released a letter to Chairman Bishop, led by Torres and signed by all nineteen Democrats on the Natural Resources Committee, requesting an oversight hearing on the Trump administration’s efforts to address the growing crisis in Puerto Rico. The lett
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (CA-35) joined dozens of House Democrats in signing a petition to force a vote on the bipartisan DREAM Act. If the petition is signed by a majority of Members, the House would have to take a vote on this legislation, which would offer a path to citizenship for young immigrants who were brought to the United States as children.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (CA-35) issued the following statement on the Republican Senate Healthcare proposal by Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA).
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed a bipartisan amendment offered by Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) increasing funding for the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), a program to help American manufacturers increase exports.
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U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas (D-Los Angeles) and more than 100 House Democrats want to change the chamber’s rules to require a congressional hearing each time its members stand in silence to recognize gun violence victims.
Hosted by state Assemblywoman Cheryl R. Brown, D-San Bernardino, the event will cover transportation, logistics, the environment, economic development and job opportunities.
A panel discussion will include Christopher Gopal of the Drucker School of Management at Claremont Graduate University and John Husing, an Inland economist and consultant.
House lawmakers on Wednesday announced the creation of a Central America caucus, aimed at focusing U.S. efforts to the region.
First on the bipartisan 33-member caucus’s agenda was a Wednesday afternoon meeting with Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales, who earlier in the day with Vice President Joe Biden.
La primera congresista estadounidense nacida en Guatemala, Norma Torres, lidera un equipo de congresistas republicanos y demócratas que crearon un grupo de Asuntos Centroamericanos en la Cámara de Representantes, para "despertar conciencia sobre Centroamérica" y ofrecer un foro para discutir la política de Estados Unidos hacia la región.
Over the past several months, the international community has anxiously watched the Zika virus rapidly spread across the Americas. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other medical organizations, there is strong evidence that this virus causes some children to be born with small craniums and brains, a condition known as microcephaly.
The budget proposed this week by President Obama represents a continued investment in our communities and in the hard-working families of the Inland Empire.
While our region continues to wrestle with unemployment, homelessness, and a transportation system that is struggling to keep up, this year we also witnessed an act of terror which hit dangerously close to home.
It's morning on Capitol Hill, and President Obama is many hours from taking the podium to deliver his final State of the Union address. Rep. Janice Hahn isn't quite early enough to get the best seat in the house, but she settles in for a long day.
The empty chair in First Lady Michelle Obama’s box during the State of the Union address wasn’t the only reminder Tuesday night of the toll of mass shootings in America.
Future passengers at L.A./Ontario International Airport may help pay off the cost for the two terminals.