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
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.
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.
ONTARIO, CA – Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) recently congratulated four area high school students accepted to the U.S. nilitary service academies. The students were nominated by a panel of judges with military backgrounds.
Many of the nation’s airports, including Ontario International Airport, previously or currently shared space with facilities from our Armed Services; many of these sites have sat largely unchanged for decades due to the environmental hazards of demolition
WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Reps. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) and Tom Cole (R-OK) announced that the House Committee on Natural Resources passed their bipartisan Jobs for Tribes Act, paving the way for a vote on the House floor. The bill would strengthen Indian Country’s ability to become more self-sufficient by providing urgently needed business and economic development assistance.
The Keep Your Home Act would strengthen investment in vital homeowner assistance program, the Hardest Hit Fund
To date, more than 80,000 homeowners in California alone, and hundreds of thousands in participating states have been assisted by the program
ONTARIO, CA – Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) unveiled the winner of the 35th District’s 2018 Congressional Art Competition at an awards ceremony and exhibition at the Ontario Museum of History and Art.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona), member of the powerful Rules Committee which helps determine the passage of amendments, announced that two amendments she offered to the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 passed on the House floor.
A recent report revealed that a Panamanian law firm sent a letter on behalf of the Trump Organization to Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela to request his intervention in an ongoing legal dispute over Trump Ocean Club Panama
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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.