Thursday, July 15, 2010

Democratic Legislative work 2009/2010


Democrats successes so far.
2009
January 29: Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

February 4: Children’s Health Insurance Reauthorization Act

February 11: DTV Delay Act

February 17: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act;
         Allocation of some $6 billion to California schools allowing districts
         to preserve some 16,000 teacher jobs.

March 30: Omnibus Public Lands Management Act of 2009

April 21: Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act

May 20: Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act

May 20: Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009
Plus. 3 allocations of addition funds for Supplemental Unemployment insurance to the states.  Currently Unemployment Insurance can extend up to 99 weeks.  Appropriations to extend the supplemental unemployment are currently blocked by a Republican filibuster in the Senate.


May 22: Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility, and Disclosure Act of 2009

June 22: Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act
August 6: Cash For Clunkers Extension Act
October 22: Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act

October 28: Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act

October 30: Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act

November 6: Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act of 2009


2010
March 4: Travel Promotion Act

March 18: Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act (HIRE Act)
March 23: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

March 30: Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010

May 5: Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2010
Plus. 3 allocations of addition funds for Supplemental Unemployment insurance to the states.  Currently Unemployment Insurance can extend up to 99 weeks.  Appropriations to extend the supplemental unemployment are currently blocked by a Republican filibuster in the Senate.

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