Congresswoman Norma Torres

Representing the 35th District of California
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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.

May 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Norma J. Torres (D-CA) and Hal Rogers (R-KY) have led a bipartisan group of members of Congress in calling on President Donald Trump not to shift management of the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) program from the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) to the Department of Justice.

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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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