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Congresswoman Norma Torres

Representing the 35th District of California

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May 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – 55 Members of Congress, led by Reps. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) and Gwen Moore (D-WI) sent a letter to Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly urging him to reject the appointment of Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke as assistant secretary in the Office of Partnership and Engagement at the Department of Homeland Security.

 

May 23, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) issued the following statement on the release of President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal:
May 17, 2017 Press Release

ONTARIO, CA – This past week, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) highlighted the importance of naturalization and civic participation through events geared toward helping eligible residents earn their citizenship.

 

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May 9, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – To mark Infrastructure Week 2017 (May 15th – 19th), Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) has introduced two pieces of legislation aimed at addressing the funding shortfall in the nation’s infrastructure spending: the Regional Infrastructure Accelerator Act and the American Infrastructure Opportunity Bonds Act.
May 4, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) issued the following statement on the American Health Care Act, the Republican plan to repeal Obamacare:
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April 26, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Reps. Norma Torres (D-CA), Jared Polis (D-CO), Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), and Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) announced the start of the Saved by American Immigrants National Taskforce (SAINT). The taskforce will collect and share stories of documented and undocumented immigrants who have positively contributed to U.S. society through heroic or lifesaving acts.
April 21, 2017 Press Release
ONTARIO, CA – Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) unveiled the winner of the 35th District’s 2016 Congressional Art Competition at an awards ceremony and exhibition yesterday evening at the dA Center for the Arts in Pomona. The winning piece, “A Better Tomorrow” by Pomona resident Evelyn Ruiz, was selected out of 49 pieces submitted from students throughout the 35th District.
April 19, 2017 Press Release

ONTARIO, CA – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) hosted a listening session for seniors and workshops focused on Social Security in Rialto and Fontana.

 

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April 19, 2017 Press Release

ONTARIO, CA – Today Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) held a small business roundtable in Rialto to hear directly from local businesses about the challenges they face and to learn about the effectiveness of available resources.

 

April 12, 2017 Press Release

ONTARIO, CA – In commemoration of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) highlighted the important work of 911 dispatchers through the introduction of a congressional resolution and by taking part in a series of local events and site visits. 

 

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January 8, 2016 In The News

Latinos lawmakers stood united against the Obama administration’s latest deportation raids. As Latin Post reported, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), an agency of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), detained and deported several dozen immigrants who illegally entered the U.S.

January 8, 2016 In The News

Rep. Norma Torres, D-Pomona, will invite the dispatcher who directed 911 traffic during the San Bernardino terror attack to be the congresswoman's guest during the State of the Union Address on Tuesday, Jan. 12.

December 15, 2015 In The News

Off to the upper chamber goes legislation (H.R. 3878) to bolster maritime cybersecurity. The bill, which the House passed by voice vote on Wednesday, would require DHS develop a method of evaluating computer security risks at ports and write guidelines for reporting any incidents.

December 10, 2015 In The News

Washington, DC –(ENEWSPF)–December 10, 2015.  Yesterday, the Congressional Women’s Working Group on Immigration Reform and We Belong Together were joined by children at a Capitol Hill press conference to call for an end to America’s family detention system.  Nine members of Congress spoke out about the need to end family detention, including Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), chair of

December 8, 2015 In The News

California Democrats are taking up President Obama's call to action, asking for more law enforcement resources and trying to force a co

December 7, 2015 In The News

The violent attack in San Bernardino was a tragedy that has shaken our community to its core. As we move forward, we are confronted not only with the loss of our neighbors but with the challenge of making sure this doesn't happen again. While I share many of the sentiments expressed by the president in his address to our nation on Dec.

November 26, 2015 In The News

Rep. Norma Torres (D-Pomona) walked through the carpeted prayer room at the Islamic Center of Claremont in her bare feet, pausing to meet with members of two Syrian families who arrived in Southern California this fall.

November 7, 2015 In The News

CHINO >> The good news is the forthcoming El Nino is predicted to be one of the strongest on record, with storms expected to bolster mountain snowpacks, fill reservoirs and help alleviate the drought. The bad news is the cyclical weather pattern also brings the potential for flooding, mudslides, power outages and other disasters.

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November 4, 2015 In The News

POMONA >> U.S. Rep. Norma Torres on Wednesday called on the Internal Revenue Service and California Attorney General Kamala Harris to review the operations and leadership structure of the Los Angeles County Fair Association.

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October 20, 2015 In The News

In a post on VICE, Democratic congresswomen Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Norma Torres are speaking out against El Salvador’s harsh abortion ban, which has landed countless women in jail. Women, wrongfully accused of having illegal abortions, have ended up in deplorable prisons and experienced severe discrimination as well as physical and verbal abuse.

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