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Representative Darin LaHood

Representing the 18th District of Illinois

Press Releases

August 20, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) and Congressman Adrian Smith (NE-03) led a letter to U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer urging that the United States prioritize reducing and eliminating Brazilian trade barriers that target U.S. ethanol during ongoing US-Brazil trade negotiations.
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August 18, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) released the following statement on the United States Postal Service (USPS):
August 10, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL), co-chair of the U.S. Lebanon Friendship Caucus, led a bipartisan letter with 86 colleagues to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urging the United States to deploy humanitarian aid to the Lebanese people and support the efforts underway to address the impacts of the Beirut explosion.
August 6, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Reps. Darin LaHood (IL-18) and Rodney Davis (IL-13) today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) awarded Connect Transit an $8,000,000 Buses and Bus Facilities Competitive Grant to build a new Downtown Bloomington Transfer Center.
August 6, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) awarded Greater Peoria Mass Transit (GPMTD) a $10,000,000 grant through the Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Program.
August 6, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) announced today that the U.S. Department of Education awarded colleges in Illinois’ 18th Congressional District $1,859,344 to support low-income students seeking a college degree through the Student Support Services (SSS) program.
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August 5, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) announced today that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded over $800,000 to public housing authorities in Illinois’ 18th Congressional District to support the Housing Choice Voucher Program.
August 4, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) announced today that the City of Peoria received a $1.4 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA). The funding will support grant programs for businesses impacted by COVID-19 in Peoria.
August 3, 2020 Press Release
BEARDSTOWN, IL – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) today announced that the City of Beardstown was awarded $2,918,000 in a rural development investment loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Water and Environmental grant program.

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