Many people say that Congress isn’t doing anything. That is not accurate, and much of what Congress has done this year is very positive. As of November 2, 2010, for this year:
565 House votes on bills
248 Senate votes on bills
134 bills have been signed by President Obama and became law.
True, many bills are non-controversial – e.g. naming of post offices and other federal buildings. But, most are significant!
Here is a summary of some of the significant legislation that passed this year in at least one chamber: