Congresswoman Norma Torres

Representing the 35th District of California
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September 6, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – This week, the House of Representatives will vote on a series of proposals introduced by Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) that will increase funding for regional transportation planning and transit oriented development, will protect vulnerable immigrants from abusive practices, and will strengthen anti-corruption efforts in Guatemala.
September 5, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s decision to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program over a six month period:
August 28, 2017 Press Release

ONTARIO, CA – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s ongoing attacks against immigrant communities following reports that he intends to end the DACA program as early as this week:

 

August 17, 2017 Press Release

ONTARIO, CA – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) held a Cybersecurity seminar where local leaders were briefed by federal officials from the Department of Homeland Security, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and private sector professionals on the latest cyber threats and how to prepare for them.

 

August 16, 2017 Press Release

ONTARIO, CA – Today, Rep. Norma Torres (D-Pomona) toured the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach following the recent world-wide cyber-attack that resulted in a shutdown of the largest terminal at the Port Complex. During the site visit, the Port of Los Angeles issued a letter of support for H.R.

August 14, 2017 Press Release

ONTARIO, CA – Today Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) kicked off a week of Back-to-School events at Ontario City Library where she congratulated the Library on its recently awarded $10,000 federal grant and dropped off boxes of books donated by the Library of Congress.

 

August 14, 2017 Press Release

ONTARIO, CA – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) drew to a close her “Made in the 35th” tour of manufacturing businesses in the 35th district. The tour, which took place from August 7th through 11th, included informational meetings, events, tours and site visits of manufacturers in a wide range of industries in the cities of Bloomington, Chino, Fontana, Ontario, Pomona, and Rialto.

August 7, 2017 Press Release

ONTARIO, CA – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) launched her “Made in the 35th” tour, which will highlight area manufacturers and bring attention to the challenges facing the Inland Empire’s manufacturing sector.

 

July 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) issued the following statement in response to the defeat of the Senate’s most recent plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act:

 

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July 18, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) led 35 Members of the Democratic Women’s Working Group in sending a letter to the Trump administration opposing the disbanding the White House Council on Women and Girls.

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In The News

August 12, 2015 In The News

After five years of litigation and strenuous negotiations, the City of Los Angeles transferred on Aug. 6 ownership of the Ontario International Airport to the city of Ontario during an official ceremony held at the airport’s Terminal 4.

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August 7, 2015 In The News

An opportunity to meet staff members of Rep. Norma J. Torres to assist with problems with federal agencies will be held Thursday.

The “Congress on Your Corner” will be from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Pomona Chamber of Commerce, 101 W. Mission Blvd., Pomona.

RSVPs are required at 909-481-6474 or email aura.sandoval@mail.house.gov

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July 28, 2015 In The News

Politics can be messy, but Norma Torres isn’t afraid to get a little dirty.

“I love to ride a dirt bike whenever I can,” the House freshman and former 911 dispatcher said.

“Just that wind. You know, that dirt and the speed, it’s amazing,” she says.

July 14, 2015 In The News

Rep. Norma Torres immigrated to the United States from Guatemala when she was three years old and is a longtime resident of the Inland Empire. She received her bachelor’s degree in Labor Studies from the National Labor College. Before being elected to Congress, Rep. Torres served as a State Assembly Member and as a Mayor and Council Member in the City of Pomona.

July 11, 2015 In The News

Residents of Fontana and Rialto in need of assistance with federal agencies can meet with caseworkers from the office of Rep. Norma Torres, D-Ontario, for help.

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July 4, 2015 In The News

Rep. Norma Torres was a little girl when she arrived in Whittier from her native Guatemala in the early 1970s.

“I know no other country,” said Torres, D-Ontario. “It wasn’t my choice to come here.”

Torres came to live with an uncle and aunt in Whittier after her mother became ill and her father needed to care for his ailing wife, she said.

June 25, 2015 In The News

Federal lawmakers from the Inland Empire, where many businesses export products overseas, have expressed disappointed that House leaders are allowing the expiration of the congressional charter for the Export-Import Bank, which helps finance and guarantee loans for overseas transactions.

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.

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