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Congresswoman Norma Torres

Representing the 35th District of California

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October 12, 2017 Press Release

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:

 

October 11, 2017 Press Release

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.

October 10, 2017 Press Release

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.

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September 29, 2017 Press Release

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

September 26, 2017 Press Release

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. 

 

September 20, 2017 Press Release

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).

 

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September 15, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) joined in sending a letter to Richard F. Smith, Chairman and CEO of Equifax, expressing concern and demanding answers about the recent massive security breach and the company’s troubling response.
September 15, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) introduced the HUD Manufactured Housing Modernization Act of 2017, a bill to increase the availability of affordable housing by modernizing outdated regulations so they include new manufactured housing options.
September 13, 2017 Press Release

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.

 

September 7, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today the House Committee on Homeland Security voted to advance H.R. 3101, the Strengthening Cybersecurity Information Sharing and Coordination in Our Ports Act, a bill introduced by Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) following the recent world-wide cyber-attack that resulted in the shutdown of the largest terminal at the Port of Los Angeles.

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April 20, 2016 In The News

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.

March 1, 2016 In The News

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.

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February 24, 2016 In The News

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.

February 24, 2016 In The News

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.

February 24, 2016 In The News

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.

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February 11, 2016 In The News

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.

February 5, 2016 In The News

POMONA >> In a symbolic move, authority of Cal Poly Pomona was passed to new President Soraya M.

January 13, 2016 In The News

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.

January 12, 2016 In The News

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.

January 12, 2016 In The News

Future passengers at L.A./Ontario International Airport may help pay off the cost for the two terminals.

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