Congresswoman Norma Torres

Representing the 35th District of California
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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Housing Modernization Act of 2017, a bill to increase the availability of affordable housing by modernizing outdated regulations so they include new manufactured housing options.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.
September 7, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives unanimously approved two amendments introduced by Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) increasing funding for infrastructure and transit programs.

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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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October 19, 2015 In The News

In 2004, Cristina Quintanilla was pregnant for the second time. Eight months into her pregnancy, she started feeling discomfort, which she assumed at first was normal. One night the pain was so excruciating she passed out at home, only learning later she miscarried. Her mother and stepfather took her to a local hospital for emergency treatment. But that's not what she received.

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September 25, 2015 In The News

Pope Francis's address before Congress on Sept. 24 as well as the events of recent days have rejuvenated my faith and brought me closer to a Church from which I, like many others, had become estranged.

I am proud, as are so many Catholics in the United States and throughout the Hemisphere, to see myself in this Pope.

August 19, 2015 In The News

As a world superpower, the United States will always be at the forefront of military weapon technology.

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