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Congresswoman Norma Torres

Representing the 35th District of California

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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.
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.

 

March 20, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) introduced the Communicating Lender Activity Reports from the Small Business Administration (CLEAR SBA) Act, legislation that will make it easier for small businesses to find available lenders and get the capital they need to grow and succeed.
February 21, 2017 Press Release

ONTARIO, CA - Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) held a transportation policy roundtable meeting with local officials and regional transportation authorities to discuss short- and long-term regional priorities and increase coordination in planning and building regionally-oriented transportation solutions.

 

October 21, 2016 Press Release

ONTARIO, CA – Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) was awarded the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Defender of Housing Award at a reception hosted by the Building Industry Association of California Baldy View Chapter this Thursday at the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario.

 

October 7, 2016 Press Release

ONTARIO, CA – Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) took part in a business roundtable meeting with UPS and several of their local partners to discuss issues important to Inland Empire business owners.  The roundtable, hosted by UPS, took place on Wednesday at the Inland Empire United Way in Rancho Cucamonga.

 

September 23, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) introduced the Communicating Lender Activity Reports from the Small Business Administration (CLEAR SBA) Act which will make it easier for small businesses to find available lenders and get the capital they need to grow and succeed.

 

August 15, 2016 In The News

ONTARIO >> A local manufacturer of fiberglass shipping crates for military weapons is hoping to double in size and output over the next decade. The owners also want to leverage its status as a minority-owned business.

PRC Composites, which has been in Ontario since 2008 and began in Santa Fe Springs in 1973, has grown to about 120 employees, many of them first- and second-generation Mexican-Americans.

July 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) applauded the recent release of House Democrats’ new “Make It in America” plan, a comprehensive legislative strategy to grow and strengthen the American economy.  The plan includes two of Rep. Torres’s bills, H.R. 2485, the Regional Infrastructure Accelerator Act (RIAA), a bill to help fill the infrastructure funding gap, and H.R.

June 21, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) applauded the passage of H.R. 4369, legislation that will allow for the transfer of Passenger Facility Charges collected at Ontario Airport to Los Angeles World Airports.  This legislation is necessary to complete the transfer of LA/Ontario International Airport to local control.