Congresswoman Norma Torres

Representing the 35th District of California
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December 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement regarding votes on a four-week continuing resolution and supplemental disaster funding bill:

 

December 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, 20 Democratic Members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee sent a letter to Secretary Tillerson regarding the political crisis in Honduras. The Members objected to the Trump administration’s anemic response to the many troubling reports of irregularities and human rights violations that have emerged since the November 26 election.

December 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Rep. Norma J. Torres (CA-35) released the following statement following the passage of her amendment to the National Landslide Preparedness Act.

December 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Representative Norma J. Torres (CA-35), along with Reps. Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18), Co-Chair of the Congressional NextGen 9-1-1 Caucus and Frank Pallone (NJ-06), Ranking Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, introduced legislation to upgrade our nation’s 9-1-1 call centers to meet the demands of rapidly changing communications technology.

December 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35), Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) and Congressman Derek Kilmer (WA-06) hosted a press call with reporters on the impacts of the Republican tax plan on Indian Country today, Tuesday, December 19, 2017.

 

December 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement in response to the Federal Communications Commission vote on net neutrality:

December 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement regarding the Senate tax bill:

 

November 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) and Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK) introduced the Jobs for Tribes Act, a bill that will strengthen Indian Country’s ability to become more self-sufficient by providing urgently needed business and economic development assistance.

 

November 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) and Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK) introduced Savanna’s Act, a bill named in honor of Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind, a 22-year old pregnant member of the Spirit Lake Tribe who was tragically murdered in August.

November 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) released the following statement regarding the recent elections in Honduras:

 

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June 16, 2016 In The News


Deputy Secretary of the Interior Michael L. Connor announced recently that the Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) will be receiving a $7.2 million grant from the Bureau of Reclamation's WaterSMART Title XVI Water Reclamation and Reuse program, which is the U.S. Department of the Interior's sustainable water initiative.

June 14, 2016 In The News

La Comisión Especial para el Proceso de Depuración y Transformación de la Policía Nacional de Honduras se reunió hoy en Washington con altos funcionarios estadounidenses para conversar sobre los avances del proceso, informó una fuente oficial.

May 28, 2016 In The News

For years, John Latino thought he had received Navy commendations for his service on the USS Independence aircraft carrier during the Jordanian crisis in 1970 and 1971, when the ships’ helicopters were used to evacuate American citizens. 

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May 26, 2016 In The News

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) today joined with Congresswoman Norma Torres (CA-35) and Congressmen Jeff Duncan (SC-03), Jim McGovern (MA-32), Joe Pitts (PA-16), and Albio Sires (NJ-08), in welcoming the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI) to Capitol Hill to provide a Congressional briefing on the unexplained disappearance in September 2014 of 43 Mexican student teachers f

May 24, 2016 In The News

An annual intelligence authorization act passed Tuesday by the House of Representatives would crack down on cyber-security at U.S. seaports, the latest step to alleviate growing concerns over terror attacks on the maritime industry. 

May 11, 2016 In The News

The bill that authorizes funding for the country’s intelligence-related activities includes language that would require Homeland Security officials to give updates on the cybersecurity threats connected to the country’s maritime industry.

H.R. 5077 passed unanimously in the House Intelligence Committee late last month. It awaits a vote in the full House.

April 20, 2016 In The News

With low morale, high attrition, significant barriers to hiring and facilities at ports-of-entry lawmakers say are restricting commerce and tourism, Customs and Border Protection is struggling to do more with less.

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.

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