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Representative Darin LaHood

Representing the 18th District of Illinois

Press Releases

April 26, 2016 Press Release
Peoria, IL— Rep. Darin LaHood (IL-18) this evening hosted an awards ceremony for the participants of the 2016 Congressional Art Competition at the Peoria Downtown Public Library, and bestowed five awards on well-deserving recipients.
April 22, 2016 Press Release
Peoria, IL – Today, Rep. Darin LaHood hosted a community roundtable bringing together small businesses, franchises, non-profits, and universities to discuss the real impact that the U.S. Department of Labor’s proposed Overtime Rule would have on employers and employees in Central and West Central Illinois.
April 21, 2016 Press Release
This week, Rep. LaHood voted for common sense legislation that the House passed to bring needed reforms to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
April 14, 2016 Press Release
Washington, DC—Today during a Science, Space and Technology Committee hearing, Rep. Darin LaHood questioned IRS Commissioner John Koskinen regarding what is being done to protect the sensitive information of American taxpayers from mounting cybersecurity threats.
April 14, 2016 Press Release
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April 6, 2016 Press Release
PEORIA, IL— Rep. Darin LaHood reacted to the Department of Labor’s new Fiduciary Rule, finalized today, which reclassifies and expands the scope of individuals that are considered “financial advisers” for purposes of Federal regulation— subjecting more people to even more stringent regulations. Rep. LaHood released the following statement:
March 14, 2016 Press Release
Peoria, IL— Rep. Darin LaHood (IL-18) has announced the commencement of the 2016 Congressional Art Competition, open to all high school students in Illinois’ 18th Congressional District. Since it began in 1982, the Congressional Art Competition has provided an opportunity for members of Congress to encourage and recognize the artistic talents of their young constituents.
February 22, 2016 Press Release
PEORIA, IL—Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) announced today that he will now serve as co-chair of the U.S.-China Working Group (USCWG) alongside of Congressmen Rick Larsen (WA-2).  Founded in 2005 and composed of members of Congress, this bi-partisan group seeks to build and strengthen diplomatic relations between the
February 16, 2016 Press Release
PEORIA, IL— Rep. Darin LaHood announced his Constituent Service/Office Representatives will be hosting mobile office hours in Mt. Sterling this week and Havana next week.  Office Representatives will be on hand to answer questions, provide updates on legislation and help constituents with veteran’s benefits, Social Security and other federal programs.