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Rep. Norma Torres
U.S. Representative for California's 35th District.
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When we’re not counted in the , our struggles are left out of the American story. That means $ and seats in Congress that should empower our community instead go elsewhere. Complete yours today at & remind a friend/family member!
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"911 call takers don’t just save people; they calm and console people until they are safe. They are the first link in the chain of first responders." THANK YOU and for shining a light on the hard work of our !
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Rep. Norma Torres 19h
Happy ! 233 years ago today, the great experiment of America began. Today, we can all take steps to safeguard our democracy and build a more perfect union. Stay engaged & informed, hold your leaders accountable, and most importantly, remember to vote!
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Rep. Norma Torres 20h
To commemorate , my office held a citizenship drive in Rialto to connect residents w/ citizenship services to become . Our country is a nation of immigrants who embody the American story. We must celebrate that & recognize the strength in diversity.
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Rep. Norma Torres 21h
I voted YES on the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act today because no one should have to choose between a healthy pregnancy & a paycheck. Pregnant worker protections shouldn’t depend on zip code—there must be a nationwide standard.
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Rep. Norma Torres 22h
. Newsom hit the nail on the head. California's average temperature is on the rise and it's causing extremely hazardous conditions. The is leading to more wildfires, more droughts, & more heat waves. To combat it, we must follow science.
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Rep. Norma Torres 24h
Next Monday, I'm hosting a drive-thru food distribution with Councilmember Robert Torres at Palomares Park. 500 boxes of groceries will be on hand to help our families put food on their table. Please share widely to connect our community w/ vital food assistance.
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Rep. Norma Torres Sep 16
Replying to @NormaJTorres
¡Feliz a los muchos países latinoamericanos que celebran este mes de Septiembre! Me uno a ustedes para honrar la historia de América Latina y la influencia positiva de sus tradiciones y cultura en nuestras vidas cotidianas.
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Rep. Norma Torres Sep 16
Happy to the many Latin American countries celebrating this month of September! I join you in honoring the rich history of and the positive influence of its traditions and cultures on our everyday lives.
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Rep. Norma Torres Sep 16
Thank you to for your quick response and containment of the in Pomona. Our community is constantly grateful for your around-the-clock work this season.
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Rep. Norma Torres Sep 16
Today, I presided over the House floor as we passed multiple pieces of legislation to strengthen protections for our children and child care workers amid the pandemic and beyond. continue to focus on the work most critical to the needs of Americans.
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Rep. Norma Torres Sep 16
Replying to @NormaJTorres
Learn more about why we must integrate our approach to school desegregation to the issue of housing in our communities:
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Rep. Norma Torres Sep 16
Housing segregation leads to school segregation. I'm addressing this alarming link w/ my Act amendment passed yesterday. It prioritizes grant recipients who work w/ housing agencies to integrate schools—a critical step to end racial & economic isolation.
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Rep. Norma Torres Sep 16
It’s —a time to honor the contributions of the Latino community & show our appreciation for the selfless essential work of so many Latinos amid . Please join me in making this month not only a celebration, but a time of heartfelt thanks.
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Rep. Norma Torres Sep 16
HAPPENING NOW: I’m presiding over the House Chamber from the Speaker’s Chair for the Equity and Inclusion Enforcement Act. Tune in here:
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Rep. Norma Torres Sep 15
Replying to @ICEgov
La esterilizacion forzada es una atrocidad genocida. Si estos relatos son ciertos, entonces se ha involucrado en crimenes de lesa humanidad de inmigrantes y solicitantes de asilo. Debemos sacar la verdad y responsabilizar a todos los involucrados por sus acciones.
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Rep. Norma Torres Sep 15
More than 66 yrs. after SCOTUS' landmark Brown v. Board decision, we have yet to fulfill the promise of equity in education. We can't achieve racial equity w/o it. I voted YES on the Act, a historic effort to address discrimination in our education system.
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Rep. Norma Torres Sep 15
With federal funding via the , the launched the Childcare Grant Program. Eligible childcare operators in impacted by the pandemic can secure grants of $10,000 or $40,000. Applications close on September 25:
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Rep. Norma Torres Sep 15
Forced sterilization is a genocidal atrocity. If these accounts are true, then has literally engaged in crimes against the humanity of immigrants & asylum seekers. We must get the truth out & hold anyone & everyone accountable for their actions at this lawless agency.
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Rep. Norma Torres Sep 15
I'm proud to announce over $28M in additional funding for cities & counties. From rental & utility assistance for our families to grants for our , this money will provide the immediate assistance that our community members so desperately need.
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