Norma Torres

07/02/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/02/2020 15:51

Torres Announces $9.6+ Million in Federal Funding for Inland Empire

POMONA - Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35) today announced more than $9.6 million in federal funding for the Inland Empire included in the California State Budget released by Governor Newson on Monday. The funds, which passed as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, are spread across California's 35th Congressional District:


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Rep. Torres released the following statement:

'Californians continue to combat COVID-19, and federal resources play a key role in our efforts,' Rep.Torres said. 'The CARES Act funding included in the budget Governor Newsom announced this week will help State operations continue during the pandemic, providing vital services to people across our state, and securing paychecks for State employees. To date, I have announced more than $166 million in COVID relief for the Inland Empire since March, and I will continue delivering support for our community until coronavirus is behind us.'

Congresswoman Torres is a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, which allocates all federal funding, including for the CARES Act.