Congresswoman Norma Torres

Representing the 35th District of California
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May 31, 2017 Press Release
ONTARIO, CA – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) issued the following statement in response to reports President Trump will pull out of the Paris Agreement on climate change:
May 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – 55 Members of Congress, led by Reps. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) and Gwen Moore (D-WI) sent a letter to Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly urging him to reject the appointment of Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke as assistant secretary in the Office of Partnership and Engagement at the Department of Homeland Security.

 

May 23, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) issued the following statement on the release of President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal:
May 17, 2017 Press Release

ONTARIO, CA – This past week, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) highlighted the importance of naturalization and civic participation through events geared toward helping eligible residents earn their citizenship.

 

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May 9, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – To mark Infrastructure Week 2017 (May 15th – 19th), Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) has introduced two pieces of legislation aimed at addressing the funding shortfall in the nation’s infrastructure spending: the Regional Infrastructure Accelerator Act and the American Infrastructure Opportunity Bonds Act.
May 4, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) issued the following statement on the American Health Care Act, the Republican plan to repeal Obamacare:
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April 26, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Reps. Norma Torres (D-CA), Jared Polis (D-CO), Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), and Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) announced the start of the Saved by American Immigrants National Taskforce (SAINT). The taskforce will collect and share stories of documented and undocumented immigrants who have positively contributed to U.S. society through heroic or lifesaving acts.
April 21, 2017 Press Release
ONTARIO, CA – Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) unveiled the winner of the 35th District’s 2016 Congressional Art Competition at an awards ceremony and exhibition yesterday evening at the dA Center for the Arts in Pomona. The winning piece, “A Better Tomorrow” by Pomona resident Evelyn Ruiz, was selected out of 49 pieces submitted from students throughout the 35th District.
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.

 

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In The News

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.
March 9, 2015 In The News
The nation's economy is continuing on an upward path, and the Inland Empire is also showing positive signs at the start of 2015, analysts said.
March 8, 2015 In The News
After the 113th Congress’ historic gridlock over the past two years, legislators vowed this year that things would be different.
March 3, 2015 In The News
Washington.- El Congreso aprobó este martes los fondos del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional (DHS) para el resto del año fiscal 2015, poniendo fin a un prolongado drama sobre la sobrevivencia de los alivios migratorios.
March 2, 2015 In The News
Una amplia franja del Inland Empire está representado por la única miembro del Congreso de ascendencia guatemalteca.

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