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Representative Darin LaHood

Representing the 18th District of Illinois

Press Releases

August 7, 2019 Press Release
Pittsfield, IL – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) approved a rural development grant award of $50,000 to assist the Western Illinois University (WIU) Foundation aid small businesses in Pike County. 
July 30, 2019 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - Representatives Darin LaHood (R-IL) and Terri Sewell (D-AL) introduced H.R. 4038 to amend the Internal Revenue Service Code to exclude certain post-graduate scholarship grants from being treated as gross income, which will alleviate student loan debt, help businesses recruit talent, and boost economic growth in our local communities.
July 24, 2019 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Darin LaHood (R-IL-18) and Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) and Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today announced $2,320,000 in grant funding for the Greater Peoria Mass Transit District.
July 18, 2019 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Today, Representatives Darin LaHood (IL-18) and Cheri Bustos (IL-17) led a letter with lawmakers from the Illinois and Iowa Congressional Delegations to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley Division in support of emergency dredging funding requests from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District.
July 17, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressmen Darin LaHood (IL-18) and Adam Kinzinger (IL-16) applauded the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announcement to authorize more than $35 million for rural broadband deployment and development in Illinois.
July 16, 2019 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) announced that the U.S. Department of Commerce today awarded Illinois Central College (ICC) with a $3 million Economic Development Administration grant to support the development of the new Workforce Sustainability Center.
July 10, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) issued the following statement after the U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced that they are opening a Section 301 investigation into France’s proposed digital services tax that targets U.S. companies.
July 1, 2019 Press Release
Washington D.C. – President Donald Trump today signed into law the Taxpayer First Act, which includes Congressman Darin LaHood’s bill, the Improving Assistance for Taxpayers Act
June 28, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18), along with other members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation, today sent a letter to the National Guard urging for a flying mission for the 183rd Wing of the Illinois Air National Guard in Springfield.
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.