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$2 billion in federal funds: Keep Your Home California

At a time when the recession had left thousands of families struggling financially, Torres responded to the crisis by successfully leading an effort to secure $2 billion in federal funds for the "Keep Your Home California" program. She helped pass the Homeowner's Bill of Rights to protect consumers from foreclosure. She authored legislation to accelerate the construction of affordable housing, help delinquent homeowners refinance their second mortgages, and make it easier for returning veterans to purchase homes.

Senator Torres has been a vocal proponent to improve California's business climate to help create jobs in the Inland Empire. She fights for job training programs, access to higher education and other tools to improve the skills to assist people get better paying jobs. She strongly advocates for services and programs that help families transition out of the recession, keep their homes and bring a quality education to their children.

Source: 2014 California House campaign website, NormaTorres.com , Oct 10, 2014

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