by: Suman Pant
Unveiling the Top 10 Schemes Implemented by the US Govt.
Affordable Care Act (ACA
Healthcare reform law to improve access to affordable healthcare for Americans.
Provided economic relief during the COVID-19 pandemic, including stimulus payments and support for businesses.
American Rescue Plan Act
Additional COVID-19 relief, including direct payments, extended unemployment benefits, and funding for vaccine distribution.
Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA)
Tax reform bill that reduced corporate tax rates and simplified the individual tax code.
First Step Act
Bipartisan criminal justice reform law aimed at reducing recidivism and improving prison conditions.
Consumer Protection Act:
Passed in response to the 2008 financial crisis, it aimed to prevent future financial crises and protect consumers.
No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB
Education reform law focused on improving student achievement and accountability in schools.
Clean Power Plan
Environmental initiative aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from power plants to combat climate change.
Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
Replaced NCLB, giving states more flexibility in designing education policies while maintaining accountability.
National Defense Authorization Act
Annual legislation that authorizes funding and sets policies for the U.S. Department of Defense.