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Representative Darin LaHood

Representing the 18th District of Illinois

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May 28, 2016 In The News
HR 5312 is a piece of legislation that passed the Science, Space and Technology Committee on Wednesday.
May 27, 2016 In The News
Legislation introduced by U.S. Rep Darin LaHood (R-IL) to modernize the Networking and Information Technology, Research and Development (NITRD) program received committee approval on Wednesday.
May 25, 2016 In The News
PEORIA — U.S. Rep. Darin LaHood’s first piece of legislation is headed to the floor of the House after a unanimous, bipartisan vote in committee.
May 23, 2016 In The News
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.
May 9, 2016 In The News
With deaths from drug overdoses surpassing traffic accidents as the No. 1 accidental killer of Americans, a group of community stakeholders Wednesday stressed that a different approach to fighting the problem has to be taken.
May 9, 2016 In The News
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WRSP) — Congressman Darin LaHood tackling the issues of heroin and opioid use in central Illinois. Wednesday, LaHood hosted a round table discussion with local law enforcement and residents in Springfield to look at the direct impact these drugs have in his district.
May 8, 2016 In The News
Heroin and other opioid drugs are a growing fear for Congressman Darin LaHood, who hopes a series of roundtable discussions he is sponsoring will help in the search for answers to fight the epidemic. LaHood spoke to the Journal-Courier about the roundtables and other pressing issues, including the presidential election, after a presentation to the Jacksonville Rotary Club on Friday.
May 3, 2016 In The News
QUINCY -- Police Chief Rob Copley had never seen prevalent use of heroin in the area in his 36 years with the Quincy Police Department until recently. "We had a lot of (heroin) overdoses last year that really showed us that we had a problem," Copley said.
May 2, 2016 In The News
QUINCY, Ill. (WGEM) - Illinois Congressman Darin LaHood hosted a roundtable forum Monday in Quincy to discuss the heroin and opioid issues in the area.