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Representative Darin LaHood

Representing the 18th District of Illinois

Press Releases

September 23, 2020 Press Release
QUINCY, IL – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) announced today that the U.S. Justice Department awarded the City of Quincy a $15,639 grant award to support local law enforcement. The award was provided through the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program.
September 23, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) today announced that the Village of Riverton and the United Regional Water Cooperative both received federal funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to support waste-water treatment system updates and construction of a water treatment plant in Sangamon County.
September 22, 2020 Press Release
Lead victim-service agency in Central Illinois Human Trafficking Task Force wins funds to support anti-trafficking efforts and education
PEORIA, IL – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) today announced that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) awarded the Center for Prevention of Abuse in Peoria a $758,920 grant award to expand and strengthen victim service programs for survivors of human trafficking and bolster the Central Illinois Human Trafficking Task Force.
September 18, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Next week, U.S. Representatives Darin LaHood (IL-18) and Rodney Davis (IL-13) will introduce the David Dorn Back the Blue Act in the House to raise police officer salaries and hire more police officers.
September 18, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Darin LaHood (IL-18) and Rodney Davis (IL-13) today announced that the City of Springfield has received a $10,000,000 federal Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). The grant is for the next phase of the Springfield Rail Improvement Project.
September 17, 2020 Press Release
If families had access to adequate water and soap for hand washing, a remarkable range of diseases would be better contained, if not prevented.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) authored an op-ed this week in USA Today announcing the creation of the bipartisan Congressional International Water and Sanitation Caucus. The Caucus also held a virtual kick-off event that can be viewed here.
September 16, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Darin LaHood (R-IL) and Grace Napolitano (D-CA) introduced H.R. 8240 to designate Route 66 as a National Historic Trail. The lawmakers previously introduced similar legislation in the 115th Congress.
September 15, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) released the following statement after President Donald Trump, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, and King Hamad Al Khalifa signed an agreement to normalize relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, as well as the Kingdom of Bahrain:
September 15, 2020 Press Release
International Water and Sanitation Caucus will advocate for global water, sanitation and hygiene priorities on Capitol Hill.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A bipartisan group of lawmakers are joining forces to bring greater attention to the global need for clean water, sanitation, and hygiene. Today, U.S. Reps.

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