Congresswoman Norma Torres

Representing the 35th District of California
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June 30, 2017 Press Release

ONTARIO, CA – On July 4th, the Carnegie Corporation of New York will honor Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) as part of their annual Great Immigrants tribute recognizing the important contributions immigrants have made to advance our society, culture, and economy. 

 

June 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) has reintroduced the Strengthening Cybersecurity Information Sharing and Coordination in Our Ports Act in response to a recent world-wide cyber-attack that has resulted in the shutdown of the largest terminal at the Port of Los Angeles.

 

June 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) released the following statement on the closure of the largest terminal at the Port of Los Angeles after a cyber-attack hit various companies in Europe and across the globe, including Danish shipping company A.P. Moller-Maersk:

 

June 8, 2017 Press Release

 WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) introduced the Job Opportunities between Our Shores (JOBS) Act, a bill to promote advanced manufacturing in California and throughout the United States and give dislocated workers the training and skills they need to find new jobs in growing industries.

 

June 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Earlier this week, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) represented the United States as part of a bipartisan congressional delegation to Mexico City for the 53rd United States – Mexico Interparliamentary Group Meeting.  Torres, along with ten other U.S. Members of Congress, took part in a series of sessions with Mexican legislators to discuss areas of mutual interest and concern.

May 31, 2017 Press Release
ONTARIO, CA – On June 21st, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) will take the field for the Congressional Women’s Softball Game, an annual event where female Members of Congress compete against the women of the DC press corps to raise awareness and funds for the Young Survival Coalition. Torres, slated to play in the position of catcher, will play in honor of local breast cancer survivor Lisa Logan of Chino who was diagnosed at age 33.
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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March 2, 2015 In The News
Una amplia franja del Inland Empire está representado por la única miembro del Congreso de ascendencia guatemalteca.
February 26, 2015 In The News
With operations slowly returning to normal at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex after a labor dispute that left a backlog of ships in the harbor, port officials say they have contingency plans ready to avert more problems if the Department of Homeland Security is forced to shut down.
February 26, 2015 In The News
A short-term funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security looked likely to pass before funding was to expire at midnight, in the midst of a national debate over security and immigration that was based in part in the Inland Empire.
February 25, 2015 In The News
As a political battle over immigration was moving the U.S. Department of Homeland Security closer to a possible partial shutdown, Border Patrol Agent Arturo Alcaraz was preparing to report to work on Monday, March 2, as usual.
February 25, 2015 In The News
Local authorities don’t anticipate security risks or disruptions in travel at area airports or the Los Angeles area port complex if there is a partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security.
February 24, 2015 In The News
WASHINGTON >> Bitterly admitting defeat, House Republicans on Tuesday abandoned their attempts to use the Homeland Security Department’s spending bill to force concessions from President Barack Obama on immigration, and sent him legislation to fund the agency through the end of the budget year with no strings attached.
February 16, 2015 In The News
A large swath of the Inland Empire is represented by the nation’s only member of Congress of Guatemalan descent.
February 15, 2015 In The News
WASHINGTON — For Representative Norma J. Torres, a freshman Democrat from California’s 35th District, the debate over immigration policy is intensely personal.
February 13, 2015 In The News
ONTARIO >> Despite having more preparation than many freshman members of Congress, Rep. Norma Torres, is finding Washington a whole new world.
January 30, 2015 In The News
Rep. Norma Torres, D-Ontario, has been appointed to the Natural Resources Committee and the Subcommittees on Water, Power and Oceans and on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs of the House of Representatives.

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