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Representative Darin LaHood

Representing the 18th District of Illinois

Press Releases

November 16, 2017 Press Release
Legislation introduced by Rep. Darin LaHood unanimously passes House
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Legislation introduced by Congressman Darin LaHood to rename the Chillicothe, Illinois, U.S. post office in honor of U.S. Navy Chief Special Warfare Operator William “Ryan” Owens passed out of the U.S. House of Representatives today with unanimous approval. The bill, H.R. 3109, is co-sponsored by the entire Illinois congressional delegation.
November 16, 2017 Press Release
Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passes House of Representatives
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, the House of Representatives voted in favor of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which would comprehensively reform America’s tax code for the first time since 1986.  Congressman LaHood released the following statement regarding his vote in support:
November 15, 2017 Press Release
Legislation would designate Route 66 as a National Historic Trail
November 9, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Congressman Darin LaHood introduced H.R. 4326 to the U.S. House of Representatives, which would officially rename the U.S. Post Office located at 1211 Towanda Avenue in Bloomington, Illinois after fallen U.S. Army Ranger and Bloomington native Sergeant Joshua Rodgers. On April 27, 2017, U.S. Army Sergeant Joshua P.
November 2, 2017 Press Release
House Committee on Ways & Means introduces legislation for tax reform
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, House Republicans unveiled their plan to bring relief to the American tax payer with their introduction of comprehensive tax reform.
August 4, 2017 Press Release
FAA grant to fund repairs to Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport
SPRINGFIELD, IL—Congressmen Darin LaHood (IL-18) and Rodney Davis (IL-13) announced today that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), operating within the U.S. Department of Transportation, has awarded the Springfield Airport Authority a $3.4 million grant to provide needed repairs to the Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport.
August 3, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary hears local perspectives on opioid epidemic
QUINCY, IL—Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) welcomed the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D.
July 26, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C.— U.S. Reps. Darin LaHood and Rodney Davis today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has released the $14 million in funds from the TIGER grant the city of Springfield received for phase two of the rail improvement project. LaHood and Davis recently met with federal transportation officials urging the timely release of the grant.
July 12, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) and Representative Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that the House Appropriations Committee included funding for the Peoria Agriculture Research Lab in their markup of the agriculture appropriations bill.

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