What actions took Bill Clinton on domestic issues that increased/decreased role of federal government?

I need specific actions taken by Bill Clinton on domestic issues that have either increased or decreased the role of the federal government and how.

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  • 9 years ago
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    He signed the reversal of the Glass-Steagall Act which was designed to prevent financial institutions from getting too big to fail... we all know how that turned out.

    Here's a list of Major legislation he passed (per Wikipedia):

    Major legislation signedFebruary 5, 1993: Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993

    August 10, 1993: Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993

    November 30, 1993: Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act

    September 13, 1994: Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act

    October 25, 1994: Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act

    December 19, 1995: Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995

    December 29, 1995: Interstate Commerce Commission Termination Act

    February 8, 1996: Telecommunications Act of 1996

    April 24, 1996: Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996

    August 20, 1996: Small Business Job Protection Act of 1996

    August 21, 1996: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

    August 26, 1996: Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act

    September 21, 1996: Defense of Marriage Act

    September 26, 1996: Mental Health Parity Act

    August 5, 1997: Balanced Budget Act of 1997

    August 5, 1997: Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

    August 7, 1998: Workforce Investment Act of 1998

    October 31, 1998: Iraq Liberation Act

    November 3, 1998: Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act

    November 12, 1999: Gramm–Leach–Bliley Act

    December 21, 2000: Commodity Futures Modernization Act of 2000

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