Congresswoman Norma Torres

Representing the 35th District of California
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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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August 9, 2016 Press Release

ONTARIO, CA – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) held a “Back-to-School Day” to meet with Inland Empire students, teachers and school administrators and encourage them to work hard and have a great year. 

 

August 2, 2016 Press Release

ONTARIO, CA – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) will join National Night Out festivities throughout the 35th district, taking part in the celebrations in Fontana, Montclair, Ontario, and Pomona.

 

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July 13, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) applauded the Senate’s passage of legislation that will allow for the transfer of Passenger Facility Charges collected at Ontario Airport (ONT) to Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA).
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