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Congresswoman Norma Torres

Representing the 35th District of California

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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. 

 

April 10, 2017 Press Release
ONTARIO, CA – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) issued the following statement in response to the shooting at North Park Elementary in San Bernardino, California:
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March 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs unanimously approved H.Res 145, a resolution introduced by Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) along with John R. Moolenaar (R-MI) to reaffirm the United States Congress’s commitment to fighting corruption in Central America.

March 27, 2017 Press Release

ONTARIO, CA – On Saturday March 25th Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) hosted a town hall meeting at Chaffey Joint Union High School District’s Hill Auditorium in Ontario for residents of the 35th congressional district, which includes Bloomington, Chino, Fontana, Montclair, Ontario, Pomona, and Rialto.

 

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March 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) issued the following statement following the decision by House Republican leadership to withdraw their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act:

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March 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Reps. Norma J. Torres (D-CA), Eliot L. Engel (D-NY), and Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY) introduced legislation to stem the flow of firearms across the U.S.-Mexico Border.

March 20, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) introduced the Communicating Lender Activity Reports from the Small Business Administration (CLEAR SBA) Act, legislation that will make it easier for small businesses to find available lenders and get the capital they need to grow and succeed.
March 16, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) issued the following statement on President Trump’s budget plan and the harmful impact it would have on California’s Inland Empire:

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In The News

June 2, 2015 In The News

The United States’ historically racist Indian affairs policy cost Native Americans millions of lives and millions of acres of land. At a recent hearing, Rep. Norma J. Torres, D-Calif., acknowledged the devastation wrought by the allotment policy on American-Indian nations and tribes. She is our new hero in Native American country.

May 28, 2015 In The News

Congresswoman Norma Torres joined a bipartisan group of Congresswomen on a trip to Afghanistan and Kuwait this month to celebrate Mother’s Day with female service members – and moms – who are away from their families.

The four Congresswomen delivered homemade Mother’s Day cards created by 16 third-graders at St. Joseph Elementary School in Pomona.

May 19, 2015 In The News

Local congressional members, despite voting in the affirmative on Tuesday, expressed disappointment in the passage of another short-term extension of transportation funding, instead of a comprehensive bill they say would significantly improve the movement of goods and traffic in Southern California.

May 10, 2015 In The News

Rep. Norma J. Torres, D-Chino, joined a bipartisan group of congresswomen on a trip to Afghanistan where they celebrated an early Mother’s Day with female service members.

She was joined by Reps. Susan Davis of California, Martha McSally of Arizona, and Betty McCollum of Minnesota.

May 10, 2015 In The News

Four members of Congress - including two from Southern California - made an early Mother's Day trip last week to Afghanistan to talk with women serving there in the U.S. military, as well as Afghan women.

Rep. Susan Davis (D-San Diego) made her 10th trip to Afghanistan, including every Mother's Day trip since 2009

May 1, 2015 In The News

Over the last several years, we have seen our local economy go from one of the fastest growing in the nation to one of the hardest hit by the Great Recession. As I began my first term in Congress, I knew that I had to go straight to the community to determine the most effective way to support the Inland Empire’s recovery.

April 24, 2015 In The News

Neighborhood Partnership Housing Services (NPHS) and Rep. Norma Torres (CA-35) recently announced the awarding of $293,000 to advance sustainable homeownership and financial education throughout the Inland Empire.

The funding was provided by NeighborWorks America.

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April 22, 2015 In The News

While the rest of the country may only think about climate change during an extreme weather event or as something our children are going to have to deal with, my home state of California is already facing the effects of climate change and is working tirelessly to deal with its effects.

March 9, 2015 In The News
On her first major break from Congress, Rep. Norma Torres, D-Ontario, spent the day meeting with Inland Empire workers and employers, in an attempt to help plan her first year in Washington.

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