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Representative Darin LaHood

Representing the 18th District of Illinois

Press Releases

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.     
February 12, 2016 Press Release
Washington, DC—Congressman Darin LaHood (R-Dunlap) was selected as Vice Chair of the Subcommittee on Oversight on the Committee on Science, Space, & Technology.
January 22, 2016 Press Release
Lincoln, IL— Rep. LaHood (IL-18) held an inaugural meeting with his Agriculture Advisory Committee yesterday in Lincoln, Illinois. Organized by Representative LaHood, this working group is composed of nearly 40 farmers from all 19 counties in the 18th District. Rep. LaHood released the following statement about the purpose and objective of this committee.