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Representative Darin LaHood

Representing the 18th District of Illinois

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April 26, 2016 In The News
PEORIA — A Morton High School senior was the first-place winner of the 2016 Congressional Art Competition sponsored by U.S. Rep. Darin LaHood. Elizabeth Grimm was one of six winners announced in a ceremony Monday at the Peoria Public Library at 107 NE Monroe St.
April 26, 2016 In The News
  U.S. Rep. Darrin LaHood (R-Ill.) held a roundtable discussion in Peoria, Ill., on April 22, 2016, to discuss the impact a proposed overtime rule could have on businesses.
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April 24, 2016 In The News
With agriculture an important part of west-central Illinois, Congressman Darin LaHood said he wanted to establish a committee to represent the voice of that large segment of his district. The agriculture advisory committee was established at the end of 2015 by the LaHood as a way to stay connected with the agriculture community.
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April 23, 2016 In The News
WASHINGTON — Willy Lawrence can show his bullet wound from Vietnam, but he can’t show enough documentation to get a Purple Heart.
April 22, 2016 In The News
By Chris Kaergard PEORIA — A group of more than 40 representatives from business, higher education and not-for-profits gathered Friday for a roundtable discussion with U.S. Rep. Darin LaHood about a proposed federal rule that would more than double the pay level at which an employee can become salaried rather than hourly.
April 22, 2016 In The News
Congressman Darin LaHood was on the Jacksonville airwaves this morning to talk about several resolutions passed this week concerning the Internal Revenue Service.
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March 16, 2016 In The News
Darin LaHood will serve as Vice Chair of the Subcommittee on Oversight on the Committee on Science, Space and Technology. LaHood was invited by committee chairman Lamar Smith, a Texas Congressman, to fill the position.
March 16, 2016 In The News
“In central Illinois, everyone from farmers to businesses and consumers are affected by … regulations from … executive branch agencies and bureaucrats. After spending almost a decade as a state and federal prosecutor, I take the role of government oversight very seriously,” LaHood said. Committee Chairman Lamar Smith of Texas invited LaHood to fill the position.
March 16, 2016 In The News
LaHood spent more than 10 years as a state and federal prosecutor before he was elected to the House of Representatives in 2015. U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas), the chairman of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee, said LaHood’s previous professional experience would help him lead the subcommittee.
March 16, 2016 In The News
Alongside Congressmen Rick Larsen, LaHood will lead the bi-partisan group seeking to build and strengthen diplomatic relations between the countries.

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