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Representative Darin LaHood

Representing the 18th District of Illinois

Press Releases

August 6, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Reps. Darin LaHood (IL-18) and Rodney Davis (IL-13) today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) awarded Connect Transit an $8,000,000 Buses and Bus Facilities Competitive Grant to build a new Downtown Bloomington Transfer Center.
August 6, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) awarded Greater Peoria Mass Transit (GPMTD) a $10,000,000 grant through the Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Program.
August 6, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) announced today that the U.S. Department of Education awarded colleges in Illinois’ 18th Congressional District $1,859,344 to support low-income students seeking a college degree through the Student Support Services (SSS) program.
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August 5, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) announced today that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded over $800,000 to public housing authorities in Illinois’ 18th Congressional District to support the Housing Choice Voucher Program.
August 4, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) announced today that the City of Peoria received a $1.4 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA). The funding will support grant programs for businesses impacted by COVID-19 in Peoria.
August 3, 2020 Press Release
BEARDSTOWN, IL – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) today announced that the City of Beardstown was awarded $2,918,000 in a rural development investment loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Water and Environmental grant program.
July 31, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Darin LaHood (IL-18), John Shimkus (IL-15), Adam Kinzinger (IL-16), Rodney Davis (IL-13), and Mike Bost (IL-12) renewed their demand for greater transparency of Illinois’ use of federal assistance. The delegation criticized Governor J.B.
July 30, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Darin LaHood (IL-18) and Dan Lipinski (IL-3) published an op-ed this week in the Chicago Tribune highlighting the need for a plan to control the federal debt, as we continue to provide relief in the wake of COVID-19.
July 30, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL) yesterday voted in favor of and the House passed H.R.
July 29, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Darin LaHood (IL-18) and Rodney Davis (IL-13), and Illinois State Representative Tim Butler (HD-87) today criticized Governor J.B. Pritzker’s new restrictions on youth sports, which cancel competitive fall play for football, basketball, volleyball, and other sports.

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