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Representative Darin LaHood

Representing the 18th District of Illinois

Press Releases

July 22, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL) joined Republicans on the House Ways and Means Committee who released a discussion draft this week outlining a bold plan to further promote telehealth for patients. Modernizing telehealth capabilities will expand access to important health resources for rural Illinoisans in the 18th Congressional District.
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July 21, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL) today voted in support of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for 2021, which authorizes funding for the Department of Defense. Congressman LaHood successfully advocated in support of provisions to ensure the Air National Guard bases in Illinois’ 18th Congressional District can maintain their mission readiness.
July 21, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Darin LaHood (R-IL) and Jimmy Panetta (D-CA) today introduced the Providing Liquidity for Uncollectible Sales (PLUS) Act, which will provide a tax credit to food and beverage distributors to cover the uncollectable debt for products that were shipped to establishments prior to COVID-19 related shutdowns, but have not yet been paid for.
July 17, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Darin LaHood (IL-18), John Shimkus (IL-15), Adam Kinzinger (IL-16), Rodney Davis (IL-13), and Mike Bost (IL-12) released the following statement regarding the unprecedented developments in the ongoing federal criminal investigations of Speaker Michael Madigan and Governor J.B. Pritzker:
July 16, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representatives Darin LaHood (R-IL) and Suzan DelBene (D-WA) today introduced bipartisan legislation to amend the Internal Revenue Code to allow tax payments scheduled through the Treasury Department's Electronic Federal Payment System (EFTPS) on or before the due to be considered timely paid for purposes of the “Mailbox Rule.” Currently, tax payments paid th
July 10, 2020 Press Release
NORMAL, IL – Congressmen Darin LaHood (IL-18) and Rodney Davis (IL-13) announced today that Connect Transit was awarded a $931,939 CARES Act grant from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Section 5307 Urbanized Area Formula fund.
July 9, 2020 Press Release
PEORIA, IL – According to data released publicly by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the Paycheck Protection Program has supported at least 7,125 businesses and helped keep 59,345 workers on the payroll in Illinois’ 18th District.
July 7, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Darin LaHood (IL-18) and Cheri Bustos (IL-17) led a bipartisan call for the Air Force to provide a long-term fleet management plan of C-130 aircraft in a letter to the House Committee on Armed Services as the Committee works on this year’s National Defense Authorization Act.
July 1, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL) released the following statement today marking the United States Mexico and Canada (USMCA) Agreement entry into force:
June 30, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Darin LaHood published an op-ed with Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy (D-FL) this week in The Hill encouraging Congress to pass their bipartisan Clean Start: Back to Work tax credit legislation that will help keep businesses, workers, and customers safe as states reopen.

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