Rep. LaHood joined his colleagues to speak out against the recent push by states for extreme abortion policies.
Rep. LaHood went to the House Floor to raise awareness and talk about the fight to end Alzheimer's. He will Co-Chair the Alzheimer's Working Group in the 116th Congress.
Rep. LaHood went to the U.S. House floor to recognize National Trafficking Awareness Month.
Rep. LaHood held a moment of silence on the House floor to honor Peoria native and Deputy U.S Marshal Chase White. In November, Chase was tragically killed serving a warrant in Arizona.
Rep. LaHood went to the House floor on 12/20 for debate on H.R. 88, which includes his legislation, H.R. 5342 the Improving Assistance for Taxpayers Act.
U.S. Representative Darin LaHood went to the House Floor on Thursday morning to hold a moment of silence in memory Corporal Daniel Baker
Representative LaHood joined the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa to address numerous issues including the Syrian refuge crisis in Lebanon and the impact on the region.
Representative LaHood went to the House floor on 11/29 to talk about his legislation to honor fallen Army Ranger Joshua Rodgers.
Rep. LaHood speaks on the House floor to recognize John Eck Sr. on receiving the State Journal Register First Citizen Award.
Rep. LaHood holds tip tax credit roundtable. WMBD 10/10/2018
Rep. LaHood holds tip tax credit legislation. WYZZ 10/10/2018
Rep. Darin LaHood spoke on the House floor to advocate for passage of Tax Reform 2.0 legislation. During remarks, he highlighted how Congress is renewing our commitment to the American taxpayer and changing the culture of Washington, D.C.
Congressmen Darin LaHood (R-IL) and Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) introduced H.R.6904 to designate an area within the River Terrace Area of Anacostia Park in Washington, D.C. as the “Illinois Bicentennial Grove,” where four White Oak trees have been planted this week. As the state tree of Illinois, these trees have been planted in honor of four prominent abolitionists from the Land of Lincoln—Edward Coles, Mary Brown Davis, and Elijah and Owen Lovejoy. The legislation allows for additional trees to be planted in the Bicentennial Grove.
Congressman LaHood stopped by The Home Depot in Quincy to discuss how tax reform has led the company to profit-sharing within its company, handing out $1,000 bonuses after tax reform was signed into law, as well as how the economy's successes have led it to expand upon its skilled job training.
Congressman LaHood held a roundtable discussion with local developers and small business owners to discuss his legislation that would enhance the current federal historic tax credits.
Congressman LaHood speaks during a Special-Order on trade.
The United States Post Office in Chillicothe is officially unveiled as the Senior Chief Petty Officer William "Ryan" Owens post office.
Rep. LaHood speaks on the US House Floor ahead of the passage of HR801, legislation to designate Route 66 as a National Historic Trail.
Rep. LaHood stopped by the Morton Police Department to drop off refreshments and had the chance to personally thank Chief Hilliard and his staff for all that they do.
In today’s political climate, it’s not often we hear of bipartisan work coming out of Washington, D.C.
In his pervasive opinion, in McCulloch v. Maryland, Chief Justice John Marshall penned the famous words, “The power to tax involves the power to destroy; that power to destroy may defeat and render useless the power to create.”
The Congressional district that I represent in the nation’s capital has some of the most fertile farmland in the entire world, making it the 8th largest agriculture district in terms of corn and soybeans production.
Something unusual happened in Peoria on March 28: Two congressmen from opposite parties held a town hall meeting together.
Even more unusual, the meeting didn’t devolve into partisan accusations and insults. It remained a respectful discussion of critical issues facing our country.
Transportation infrastructure is the backbone of our district. It transports people to their jobs, children to school, commodities from farms to sale, products to retail, and even information to consumers. A reliable, efficient, and safe infrastructure network is vital for our country, but for too long we have ignored long-term investment in this area.
A gallon of gas was $0.89, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 1,895, the Nintendo Entertainment System was introduced, the world received its first email, and I was in high school. The year was 1986, and it was also the last time comprehensive tax reform was passed. Thirty-one years later, the U.S.
“And the bill is passed.”
When that phrase is spoken, followed by the distinct strike of the Speaker’s gavel, it proclaims that the people’s House has fulfilled another promise made to the American people.
This month, farmers across Illinois will begin to harvest their crops.
About 6.5 million Americans are addicted to it. Seventy-eight people die each day across our nation because of it. Last year, law enforcement in the 18th District of Illinois alone seized over 246 pounds of it. Almost 1,000 doses of lifesaving Narcan were provided to residents in Peoria and Tazewell counties to treat it.
A Time for Thanks and Reflection
Each year, Americans from all walks of life gather together on the fourth Thursday of November to celebrate what we are thankful for.