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Representative Darin LaHood

Representing the 18th District of Illinois

Press Releases

June 27, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) voted in favor of the disaster supplemental appropriations bill to provide humanitarian assistance for the ongoing crisis at the southern border. The bill passed in the House by a vote of 305-102 and it now heads to President Trump’s desk for his signature. After the vote, Rep. LaHood released the following statement.  
June 26, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) announced that the Conserving the Illinois River Legacy project received over $5 million in funding from United States Department of Interior and Ducks Unlimited, who will lead the project, with the support of several public and private organizations.
June 26, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) last night voted against H.R. 3401, the Democrats’ politicized attempt to address the humanitarian crisis at the southern border. In the last month, Rep.
June 25, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) released the following statement after President Trump announced new sanctions on Iran. The financial sanctions will target the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei and his associates.
June 20, 2019 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) called for swift passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA) and underscored the importance of this trade agreement for farmers, workers, and small businesses across Illinois at the House Ways and Means Committee hearing today with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.
June 19, 2019 Press Release
Washington, D.C.Today, Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL) and Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (D-WA), co-chairs of the Digital Trade Caucus, sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Trade Ambassador Robert Lighthizer, urging them to take action in response to France’s proposal to impose discriminatory taxes on digital services.
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June 19, 2019 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) joined a bipartisan group of Members of Congress to introduce the Keep Physicians Serving Patients Act of 2019.
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June 18, 2019 Press Release
For the farmers that I represent in central and west-central Illinois, access to markets in Canada and Mexico is vital to their success. When harvest comes and farmers take their products to market, they rely upon the open-market free-trade system with our neighbors to the north and south to remain competitive in the global economy.
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June 12, 2019 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded Peoria a $300,000 Brownfield Assessment Grant. The Brownfield Grant programs aim to assist communities across the country to transform contaminated sites into assets for the community.
June 4, 2019 Press Release
SPRINGFIELD, IL — Reps. Darin LaHood (IL-18) and Rodney Davis (IL-13) announced today that the Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport has received a $3.2 million U.S. Department of Transportation Airport Improvement Program discretionary grant which will continue the improvements being made at the airport, including runway rehabilitation.

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