Protecting Medicare payments and helping preserve employee pensions
Democrats passed the Preservation of Access to Care for Medicare Beneficiaries and Pension Relief Act to reduce the potential for Medicare fraud and help employer pensions suffering from the recession.
Creating greater health care competition and accountability
Democrats passed the Affordable Care Act, providing consumers more choices and improved accountability.
Increasing access to higher education
Democrats passed the Recovery Act, which made targeted investments to increase college affordability and ensure greater access for more students.