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Congresswoman Norma Torres

Representing the 35th District of California

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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.

 

October 6, 2016 Press Release
ONTARIO, CA - Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) and Admiral David Simpson, 9-1-1 Bureau Chief for the Federal Communications Commission, led a 9-1-1 Town Hall for Southern California emergency managers on Wednesday at the Ontario Convention Center. Earlier in the week, Torres and Simpson joined Ontario and San Bernardino County officials for a leadership breakfast and listening session before area leaders embarked on tours of local Public-Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) including Ontario Police Department, San Manuel Tribal Public Safety Facilities, and Cal-Fire.
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.

 

September 21, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - On September 20, 2016, The Hill published an op-ed by Rep.

September 15, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) introduced the 911 Emergency Services Protection Act to hold Wall Street firms accountable when they invest in local emergency services companies.

 

September 9, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) offered an amendment to H.R. 5424, the Investment Advisers Modernization Act of 2016, to address growing concern that investment in local emergency services companies by private equity firms is negatively impacting fire and ambulance response times and potentially placing lives at risk.

 

September 8, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget to object to their classification of 911 dispatcher, or “public safety telecommunicator”, as an “Office and Administrative Support Occupation” in the draft Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) and to urge them to classify this position as a “Protective Service Occupation” in the final SOC structure.
August 30, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Reps. Norma J. Torres (D-CA), Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA), Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL),  John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), Jared Polis (D-CO), Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA), Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA), and Rep.

August 17, 2016 Press Release

ONTARIO, CA –Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA) issued the following statement regarding the announcement that the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension project from Azusa to Montclair was not selected to receive cap-and-trade funding as a part of the 2016 Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program.

August 11, 2016 Press Release

ONTARIO, CA – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) announced that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has awarded the City of Pomona with a $69,550 grant to combat human trafficking and prostitution.

 

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