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Representative Darin LaHood

Representing the 18th District of Illinois

Press Releases

April 25, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL) announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation awarded to the Springfield Airport Authority $803,568 for the runway removal project at the Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport.
April 23, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL) today applauded the U.S. Department of Education and the Trump Administration for distributing over $54 million in funding for Illinois’ 18th District colleges and universities in response to the COVID—19 pandemic.
April 23, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL) today voted in support of the COVID—19 relief package that will replenish the Paycheck Protection Program, increase funding for hospitals, and bolster states’ capacity to test. The package, which passed the Senate on Tuesday, now heads to President Trump’s desk for his signature.
April 20, 2020 Press Release
PEORIA, IL — Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL) announced today that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) awarded $58,008 to the Peoria County Sheriff’s office and $201,173 to the City of Peoria from the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Program. The funding was allocated by Congress in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
April 20, 2020 Press Release
PEORIA, IL — Today, Reps. Darin LaHood (R-IL), Suzan DelBene (D-WA), and Rick Larsen (D-WA) led a group of 15 members of Congress in sending a letter to the Chinese government requesting it stop unnecessary export restrictions of critical COVID-19 testing supplies, like swabs and reagents, to the United States.
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April 16, 2020 Press Release
PEORIA, IL — Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL) released the following statement on the Paycheck Protection Program.
April 15, 2020 Press Release
PEORIA, IL — Peoria Charter Coach will be hiring back nearly all full-time employees impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, thanks to a loan under the Small Business Administration (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), Peoria Charter President and Owner, Bill Winkler, announced on Wednesday, April 15, 2020.
April 14, 2020 Press Release
PEORIA, IL – Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL) today applauded the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration for awarding over $16.5 million in funding for Illinois’ 18th Congressional District airports. The funding was authorized by Congress in the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations (CARES) Act.
April 10, 2020 Press Release
LINCOLN, IL— Today, Lincoln College announced that they have secured a loan through the Paycheck Protection Program that will allow them to recall 32 furloughed employees, as well as allow 16 employees who had been reduced to three-day work weeks to return to five-day work weeks.

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