ONTARIO, CA – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) hosted a roundtable for faith leaders from throughout the Inland Empire to discuss current healthcare challenges affecting the community and provide an update on healthcare legislation working its way through Congress.
WASHINGTON, DC – This week Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, will introduce the North Korea Follow the Money Act, a bill aimed at making sanctions against North Korea more effective in preventing the advancement of their nuclear weapons program by more accurately determining the regime’s revenue sources.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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Local congressional members, despite voting in the affirmative on Tuesday, expressed disappointment in the passage of another short-term extension of transportation funding, instead of a comprehensive bill they say would significantly improve the movement of goods and traffic in Southern California.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.