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Representative Darin LaHood

Representing the 18th District of Illinois

LaHood Applauds Amazon Investment in Rivian

February 15, 2019
Press Release

NORMAL, IL — Congressman LaHood released the following statement after Rivian announced a $700 million investment into their company led by Amazon.

“Today’s announcement is great news for our Bloomington-Normal community. Rivian made a significant commitment to our community when it decided to produce their state-of-the-art products in Normal, expanding economic opportunity in McLean County,” stated Rep. LaHood. “Rivian’s innovative work is second-to-none and I am encouraged by this investment that they will remain a staple business in central-Illinois, providing jobs and opportunity for years to come. I look forward to being a strong advocate for Rivian and the electric vehicle industry in Washington, D.C.”