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Representative Darin LaHood

Representing the 18th District of Illinois

Press Releases

November 20, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Darin LaHood (IL-18) and Rodney Davis (IL-13) announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) approved a grant of $326,327 for the McLean County Unit District 5 Schools to create an interactive Distance Learning network.
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November 18, 2019 Press Release
PEORIA, IL – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) released the following statement today after the Vatican announced that Pope Francis approved the beatification of Archbishop Fulton Sheen.
November 14, 2019 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has made a rural development investment of $200,000 to the Illinois Cooperative Development Center, which is housed within the Institute for Rural Affairs at Western Illinois University.
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October 31, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18), today, voted against H. Res. 660, Democrats’ continuation of their ongoing impeachment obsession. The resolution, which fails to ensure transparency or fairness, received bipartisan opposition. Following the vote Congressman LaHood released this statement:
October 30, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18), today, announced that the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) has awarded $125,000 to the Tazewell Health Department’s Tazewell Teen Initiative (TTI) as part of their Drug-Free Communities Support Program.
October 29, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18), today, voted in favor of H.R. 4695, the Protect Against Conflict by Turkey Act. This legislation would expand sanctions on the Turkish government in response to Ankara’s military incursion into North-Eastern Syria.
October 17, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) today applauded the U.S. Department of Agriculture for investing $4,795,000 through a loan program to Mason City, Illinois to construct a new 21.4 million-gallon-per-day combined sewer overflow pump station and new excess-flow pond at the sewage treatment plant.
October 4, 2019 Press Release
PEORIA, IL – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) released the following statement after the White House announced President Trump’s plan to uphold the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and bolster Midwest ethanol and biodiesel.
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October 4, 2019 Press Release
PEORIA, IL – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) announced today that the Congressional App Challenge is now open for the high school students in Illinois’ 18th Congressional District. The goal of the Congressional App Challenge is to inspire, include, and innovate efforts around STEM, coding, and computer science education. 
September 27, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Darin LaHood (IL-18) and Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced a $466,931 grant for the Board of Education of the City of Peoria. The funding is awarded through the U.S. Department of Education’s Full Service Community Schools Program and is part of a five year grant, which would total $2.5 million.
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