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Portrait of Norma Torres

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Norma Torres

CA-35 (D)
Congressmember Torres's top priority is to make communities safer. She served in the Pomona City Council before becoming Mayor of Pomona and working for the State Assembly and State Senate. While working in the California legislature, she led efforts to provide financial assistance to many families that were negatively impacted by the recession. She contributed to the Affordable Care Act by increasing access to Covered California in underserved communities. Congressmember Torres introduced the Regional Infrastructure Accelerator Act to increase funding for public infrastructure projects and the JOBS Act, a bill to expand job-training openings for displaced workers.
How does Norma align with Project 100's values?
  • Economic Opportunity: Throughout her career, Congressmember Torres has pushed for investments in all levels of education and for expanding college affordability and access. She has also made job creation in the Inland Empire her number one priority.
  • Equal Treatment Under the Law: Torres sits on the Subcommittee on Indian Affairs and is a member of the Congressional Native American Caucus. She has been committed to defending the rights of and ensuring the well-being of the state’s tribal communities.
  • Healthy People & Communities: Congressmember Torres believes all Americans should have access to quality and affordable health care and that federal health policy should strive to eliminate any disparities that exist in our health care system. She is also a member of the House Committee on Natural Resources where she works to protect our environment.
Background information
  • Woman of Color
  • Politician
  • Incumbent
Endorsements
Norma Torres has been endorsed by the following organizations:
  • Democratic Party

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