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Representative Darin LaHood

Representing the 18th District of Illinois

Press Releases

July 31, 2018 Press Release
FAA grant to fund taxiway and tarmac pavement rehabilitation project
BLOOMINGTON, IL—Congressmen Darin LaHood (IL-18) and Rodney Davis (IL-13) announced today that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded the Bloomington-Normal Airport Authority a $2.3 million grant to provide funds for the pavement rehabilitation of a primary taxiway and tarmac at the Central Illinois Regional Airport (CIRA).
July 30, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Darin LaHood (IL18) voted last week in support of three pieces of bipartisan legislation that would modernize and improve access to Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), eliminate the medical device tax, increase choices, and lower premiums. He released the following statement:
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July 24, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Representatives Darin LaHood (R-IL) and Terri Sewell (D-AL) introduced HR6486 today that would amend the Internal Revenue Code to exclude certain post-graduation scholarship grants from being treated as gross income and, in turn, help recruit professionals into the workforce, help alleviate student loan debt, and promote economic growth in communities.
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July 16, 2018 Press Release
Congressman LaHood issued the following statement following President Trump's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland:
June 28, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL) and Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL) introduced H.R. 6269 today to ensure patients in rural communities continue to have access to affordable ambulance transportation.
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June 21, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) voted in support of H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, today which reauthorizes and strengthens agriculture policy for the Department of Agriculture through 2023.
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June 14, 2018 Press Release
Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation Comes After Months of Working with Local Illinois Leaders
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Darin LaHood (R-IL), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), and U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy (R-LA), and Ben Cardin (D-MD) introduced legislation yesterday to strengthen the Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit (HTC) and reduce the administrative burden associated with the program.
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June 11, 2018 Press Release
Letter Signed by Every House Republican from Illinois
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Darin LaHood sent a letter to President Trump arguing against a pardon and/or a commutation for former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich. Rep.
June 8, 2018 Press Release
Funding Authorized in NDAA Now Officially Appropriated, Heads to the Senate
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives voted to approve military construction (MILCON) appropriations, which included the $9 million previously authorized in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the 182nd Airlift Wing’s firehouse project two weeks ago.

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