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.
4.18.2018 floor speech by Rep. Darin LaHood (IL-18) in support of the Taxpayer First Act.
Rep. Darin LaHood welcomes back home to Peoria Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi for a bipartisan discussion at Bradley University's Institute for Principled Leadership.
Rep. Darin LaHood presented Mr. James Vernon of Morton with the Carnegie Medal for his heroic actions in October of 2015 when he stopped an armed assailant who entered the Morton Library with the intent to harm 17 children and four women. Thanks to James' quick action and leadership in such a dangerous situation, he undoubtedly saved lives and the community is grateful for his courage and service to his community. The Carnegie Medal is given throughout the United States and Canada to those who risk their lives to an extraordinary degree while saving or attempting to save the lives of others. Since 1904, only 9,971 medals have been awarded from more than 89,000 nominees.
On December 3rd, 2017, Rep. Darin LaHood led a Special Order on the House floor recognizing Illinois' Bicentennial celebration. Speakers included Illinois Representatives Mike Bost, Robin Kelly, Randy Hultgren, Cheri Bustos, Rodney Davis, Brad Schneider, Raja Krishnamoorthi, and Danny Davis.
Rep. Darin LaHood talks tax reform during the weekly House Republican Leadership Press Conference on 12.12.2017.
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.
It usually starts out harmlessly. Painkillers are prescribed to individuals who need them and may be unaware of their addictive nature. Other times physicians are pressured to alleviate a patient’s pain to maintain approval ratings. Quickly and unintentionally, people get addicted. If those prescription opioids become unavailable, heroin is there.
It usually starts out harmless. Painkillers are prescribed to individuals who need them. Sometimes patients may be unaware of the addictive nature of these prescribed opiates, other times physicians are pressured to completely alleviate a patient’s pain to maintain approval ratings. Quickly and unintentionally, they get addicted.
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.