Originally posted by lestweforget
reply to post by ~Lucidity
I know im on the opposite side of the globe and all news doesnt make its way here down under but i must of missed some. Mind listing a couple of his
achievements, i definately missed them!
No problem...here's a partial list...I'm sure I missed a few.
Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
The Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act
Omnibus Public Lands Management Act
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program Act of 2009
Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act of 2009 (FERA)
Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009
Enhanced Partnership with Pakistan Act of 2009 (with Global Poverty Initiative)
Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009
End of 22-Year Discriminatory Travel Ban
Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act
Stopping Conflict-related Sexual Violence Against Women and Children
White House Council on Women and Girls (With UN)
New policy steps towards Cuba
Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty with Russia
Turkey, Armenia sign historic accord
Green jobs for real people
Federal Agency Spending Cut Study/Federal Operation Wasteful Spending/Practices Cuts
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
START Treaty signed with Russia
U.N. Security Council Nuclear Arms Resolution
Trade Agreement with Russia that may result in 44,000 U.S. jobs.
New rules to regulate coal air pollution
New sulfur dioxide emissions limits
New rules to limit water pollution from mining.
A Breath of Fresh Air
VA PTSD Review/Reform
HHS National Strategy for HIV/AIDS.
Federal Medical Leave Act Extended to Same-Sex Relationships.
Executive Order Reversing Stem-Cell Ban.
Prevent Hospitals from Denying Visitation Privileges to Same-Sex partners
Reversed the "Mexico City Policy"
Ban of Antibiotics in Livestock Production
LGBT-Inclusive Sexual Education
Fair Sentencing Act
Enforcing the National Voter Registration Act (first time in its 15-year history)
Saving the Auto Industry
Appointing Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court
International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission
The Tribal Law and Order Act
Formaldehyde Standards for Composite Wood Products Act
Wall Street Reform
Appointing Elizabeth Warren as the first-ever consumer advocate
Ending the combat mission in Iraq
Strict Rules for Regulators on Ties to the Oil Industry
Stopped Exemptions from Environmental Studies for Deep Drilling
Small Business Jobs Act of 2010
Manufacturing Enhancement Act
Development Reforms: From Charity to Growth
The First Large-Scale Solar Energy Plants on Public Lands
Countrywide Sustainability Projects
Reformed Student Loans
No-torture policy in compliance with the Geneva Conventions
First national emissions and fuel economy standards for heavy vehicles
Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010
Repeal of Don't Ask-Don't Tell
Built Swingset Outside Oval Office
Tax Cut Compromise
Nuclear Arms Pact with Russia
Didn't Get Us Into Any New Wars
edit on 1/24/2011 by ~Lucidity because: (no reason given)