What Dems Have Done For You

“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.”  ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

DOMESTIC LEGISLATION
Head Start – Lyndon Johnson
Federal Emergency Management Administration – Jimmy Carter
Ameri-Corp – Bill Clinton
Family and Medical Leave Act – Bill Clinton
National Voter Registration Act – Bill Clinton
Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act- Bill Clinton
National Performance Review – Bill Clinton
Earned Income Tax Credit – Bill Clinton
Affordable Health Care for America Act – Barack Obama

HUMAN RIGHTS LEGISLATION
Women’s Suffrage Amendment – Woodrow Wilson
VISTA – John Kennedy
Voting Rights Act – Lyndon Johnson
Civil Rights Act – Lyndon Johnson
Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009- Barack Obama

ELDERLY LEGISLATION
Social Security Administration – Franklin D. Roosevelt
Older Americans Act – Lyndon Johnson
Medicare – Lyndon Johnson
Medicaid – Lyndon Johnson
Consolidation of Older Americans Act – Jimmy Carter

VETERANS LEGISLATION
GI Bill of Rights – Franklin D. Roosevelt
Veterans Hospital Construction Act – Harry Truman
Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act- Barack Obama

LABOR LEGISLATION
Creation of the Labor Department in Cabinet –Woodrow Wilson
The Adamson Act for an 8 hour workday – Woodrow Wilson
Workers’ Compensation – Woodrow Wilson
National Labor Relations Act – Franklin D. Roosevelt
Minimum Wage Law – Franklin D. Roosevelt
Unemployment Compensation Law – Franklin D. Roosevelt
Civilian Conservation Corps – Franklin D. Roosevelt
Full Employment Act for Labor – Harry Truman

EDUCATION LEGISLATION
Smith-Hughes Vocation Education Act – Woodrow Wilson
Fulbright-Hughes Scholarships – Harry Truman
Creation of Education Department in Cabinet – Jimmy Carter

FINANCE AND BANKING LEGISLATION
Federal Reserve Bank Act – Woodrow Wilson
Farm Loan Bank Act – Woodrow Wilson
Clayton Anti-Trust Act – Woodrow Wilson
Securities and Exchange Act – Franklin D. Roosevelt
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation – Franklin D. Roosevelt
Federal Crop Loan Act – Franklin D. Roosevelt
Federal Loan Housing Act – Harry Truman
Wall Street Reform- Barack Obama

FOREIGN AFFAIRS LEGISLATION
United Nations – Franklin D. Roosevelt
Atlantic Charter – Franklin D. Roosevelt
Marshall Plan – Harry Truman
NATO – Harry Truman
Peace Corps – John Kennedy
Panama Canal Treaty Renegotiated – Jimmy Carter
Camp David Accord – Jimmy Carter
Nuclear Arms Reduction Pact with Russia- Barack Obama

ENERGY LEGISLATION
Tennessee Valley Authority – Franklin D. Roosevelt
Creation of the Energy Department in Cabinet – Jimmy Carter

FARM LEGISLATION
Farm Loan Bank Act – Woodrow Wilson
Federal Crop Loan Act – Franklin D. Roosevelt
Rural Electrification Administration – Franklin D. Roosevelt
Farmers Home Administration – Franklin D. Roosevelt
Soil Conservation Service – Franklin D. Roosevelt
Rural Telephone Act – Harry Truman
Agriculture Adjustment Administration – Franklin D. Roosevelt
Cooperative Extension Service