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Representative Darin LaHood

Representing the 18th District of Illinois

Press Releases

July 31, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Darin LaHood (IL-18), John Shimkus (IL-15), Adam Kinzinger (IL-16), Rodney Davis (IL-13), and Mike Bost (IL-12) renewed their demand for greater transparency of Illinois’ use of federal assistance. The delegation criticized Governor J.B.
July 30, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Darin LaHood (IL-18) and Dan Lipinski (IL-3) published an op-ed this week in the Chicago Tribune highlighting the need for a plan to control the federal debt, as we continue to provide relief in the wake of COVID-19.
July 30, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL) yesterday voted in favor of and the House passed H.R.
July 29, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Darin LaHood (IL-18) and Rodney Davis (IL-13), and Illinois State Representative Tim Butler (HD-87) today criticized Governor J.B. Pritzker’s new restrictions on youth sports, which cancel competitive fall play for football, basketball, volleyball, and other sports.
July 24, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Darin LaHood (IL-18), Suzan DelBene (WA-01), and Peter Welch (VT-At-large) introduced the Value in Healthcare Act, a bipartisan bill that will make commonsense changes to the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015.
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July 23, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Darin LaHood (R-IL) and Drew Ferguson (R-GA), members of the House Ways and Means Committee, today introduced the Bringing Back American Jobs Through Intellectual Property Repatriation Act, which will unlock the door for American companies to return to the United States.
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:

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