Congresswoman Norma Torres

Representing the 35th District of California
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July 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, announced that her bipartisan legislative proposal to prevent the advancement of North Korea’s nuclear weapons program by more accurately determining the regime’s revenue sources passed on the House floor. The proposal, modeled after Torres’s H.R.

July 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Norma J. Torres (CA-35) released the following statement on San Bernardino County Deputy District Attorney Michael Selyem’s discriminatory social media posts:

 

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June 29, 2018 Press Release

POMONA, CA – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) released the following statement in response to the fatal attack of a California State Polytechnic University civilian parking enforcement officer:

 

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June 14, 2018 Press Release

La resolución expresa solidaridad con el pueblo Guatemalteco y simpatía hacia las víctimas y sus familias; también pide asistencia continua para los esfuerzos de socorro y reconstrucción

 

June 14, 2018 Press Release

The resolution expresses solidarity with the people of Guatemala and sympathy for the victims and their families, calls for continued assistance for relief and reconstruction efforts

 

June 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona), member of the powerful Rules Committee, announced passage of a legislative proposal she introduced to assist local airports, like Ontario International Airport, remove unused military facilities.

May 31, 2018 Press Release

Following the May 23 killing of twenty-year-old Guatemalan national Claudia Patricia Gomez Gonzalez by an agent of the United States Border Patrol, Torres presses President Trump for a thorough and transparent investigation of the incident, urges further reforms to Border Patrol procedures, and questions the administration’s strategy for securing the

May 29, 2018 Press Release

In California, the Child Care and Development Block Grant program serves fewer than 14 percent of income eligible children, with an estimated 1.2 million children going unserved and 400,000 eligible children on child care waitlists

 

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May 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Hoy, la representante Norma J. Torres (D-CA), fundadora y copresidenta del bipartidista Caucus de Asuntos de Centroamérica, anunció que una enmienda que presentó fue aprobada por unanimidad por la Cámara de Representantes.

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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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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.

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