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Representative Darin LaHood

Representing the 18th District of Illinois

Press Releases

January 3, 2021 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) was sworn in today as the United States Representative for the 18th Congressional District of Illinois for the 117th United States Congress. This will be Rep. LaHood's third full-term in Congress following his first election in 2015. After taking the oath of office, Rep.
December 21, 2020 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) voted this evening in favor of the Bipartisan-Bicameral Omnibus and COVID Relief Bill. The bill includes approximately $900 billion in COVID-19 aid. After the vote, Rep. LaHood released the following statement:
December 17, 2020 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) announced today that Nehal Tangudu, a senior at Normal Community High School, has won the Congressional App Challenge for the 18th Congressional District of Illinois in 2020. Nehal's project, the "Timeline of the Universe" was completed while taking classes from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
December 8, 2020 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL) voted in support of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2020, which will provide critical support for Illinois locks and dams and waterways, provide rural communities additional resources in addressing flood risk needs, and strengthen Illinois’ agriculture competitive advantage in the global economy.
November 20, 2020 Press Release
Washington, D.C.—Representatives Darin LaHood (IL-18), Steven Horsford (NV-04), and Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) today introduced the bipartisan Hospitality and Commerce Job Recovery Act to revitalize the tourism and hospitality industries, which have been severely impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. 
October 14, 2020 Press Release
PEORIA, IL – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) today unveiled a Military Service Academy Virtual Program on his website. Since joining Congress, Rep.
October 12, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) announced on Monday that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved the creation of the three Port Statistical Areas (PSAs) in the Heart of the Corn Belt, which includes key ports in Illinois and Iowa.  
October 8, 2020 Press Release
PEORIA – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) released the following statement on additional COVID-19 relief.
October 1, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Darin LaHood (IL-18) and Rodney Davis (IL-13) announced today that the U.S. Department of Education awarded Illinois State University (ISU) a $4,331,426 grant to prepare, develop, and enhance the skills of educators. The funding was awarded through the U.S.