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Clinton Administration and its Achievements
Edited on Sat Nov-12-05 03:46 PM by jefferson_dem
- Over 18 Million New Jobs Under President Clinton!

- Fastest Real Wage Growth in More Than Two Decades.

- Unemployment Down To 4.3 Percent in December 1998 -- A 29-Year Low.

- Highest Homeownership Rate in History. (Over 7 million new home owners while Clinton was in office.

- Increased the Minimum Wage from $4.25 to $5.15 per hour.

- Signed the Family and Medical Leave Act into law.

- Expanded Earned Income Tax Credit providing tax relief for 15 million working families.

- $500 Per-Child Tax Credit --26 million families with 40 million children will receive the $500 per-child tax credit.

- Left office with a SURPLUS!!!!!



By Big Sean


- signed into law the Brady Bill, which imposed background checks on many types of gun purchases, cutting crime

- Cut crime drastically by passing a bill that put 100,000 additional police officers on the street and banned some classes of assault weapons

- Saved taxpayers $4.3 billion by revamping the student loan program, allowing students toborrow money directly from the government at a lower interest rate and with many flexible repayment options

-Issued a new executive order to require polluters to disclose information to the public and expanded the public's right-to-know about toxic releases


By MrBenchley


Here's an excellent link that documents the Clinton accomplishments -http://clinton3.nara.gov/WH/Accomplishments /

-- SUMMARY -> http://clinton3.nara.gov/WH/Accomplishments/summary.htm...

-- BY ISSUE (Economy, Families, Education, Crime and Drugs, Health Care, Welfare Reform, Environment, Foreign Policy, Science, Technology, Technology Access and Innovation, Additional Accomplishments)

-- BY STATE
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