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Representative Darin LaHood

Representing the 18th District of Illinois

Press Releases

September 13, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) and the House Ways and Means Committee advanced three bills, known as Tax Reform 2.0, through Committee, furthering ef
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September 13, 2018 Press Release
House and Senate Agree to Appropriate Funding, Sending Legislation to President’s Desk
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives voted to approve the conference report for the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction & Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act for 2019. This legislation included $9 million, previously authorized in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the 182nd Airlift Wing’s firehouse project.
September 13, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Reps. Darin LaHood (IL-18) and Rodney Davis (IL-13) announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded four local central Illinois airports with funding to invest in various projects ranging from runway rehabilitation, the purchase for ground operation equipment, and expansion of passenger terminals.
September 7, 2018 Press Release
Bill would modernize existing laws to provide relief to small businesses in hair care and beauty service industry
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL) and Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (D-WA) introduced H.R. 6736 today to update and modernize existing laws to provide equitable treatment and administrative relief to small businesses engaged in the hair care and beauty service industry.
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August 22, 2018 Press Release
Peoria County over-the-year wage gain top in the country
PEORIA, IL — Congressman Darin LaHood released the following statement today following the
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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:

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