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Representative Darin LaHood

Representing the 18th District of Illinois

Press Releases

June 23, 2020 Press Release
PEORIA, IL – Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL) held a meeting with his Veteran Advisory Board this Saturday to hear from Illinois veterans and discuss the impact COVID-19 is having on our veteran community. This was the tenth meeting that Congressman LaHood has held with his Veteran Advisory Board since being elected to Congress.
June 18, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL) yesterday joined the Ways and Means Full Committee hearing with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on the 2020 trade agenda to discuss the U.S.-China relationship. Rep.
June 11, 2020 Press Release
PEORIA, IL — Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL) announced today that Peoria was awarded $795,903 in Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) CARES Act funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). This funding will support homeless families and individuals who have been affected by COVID-19.
June 8, 2020 Press Release
PEORIA, IL— Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL) announced today that eight remarkable young men and women he nominated to military service academies have accepted appointments to attend the United States Military Academy, the United States Air Force Academy, and the United States Naval Academy.
June 3, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Representatives Darin LaHood (IL-18), John Shimkus (IL-15), Adam Kinzinger (IL-16), Rodney Davis (IL-13), and Mike Bost (IL-12) sent a letter to Illinois Governor JB Pritzker requesting that the state, Illinois’ Department of Human Services (IDHS), and Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (IDCFS) clarify recent guidance that asserts that the st
May 29, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Representatives Darin LaHood (R-IL) and Stephanie Murphy (D-FL) introduced the Clean Start: Back to Work Tax Credit legislation that would create a temporary tax credit available for businesses to make sure their entities are properly cleaned as stay-at-home r
May 27, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL) announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded the Arenzville Water Coop and North Morgan Water Coop with Rural Development investments to make improvements and ensure safe and potable water for rural communities. The Arenzville Water Coop will receive $1,259,500 in grants and loans.
May 26, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Darin LaHood (IL-18) and Cheri Bustos (IL-17) called on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide our nation’s fire departments flexibility as they face unprecedented budget shortfalls while working to combat the spread of COVID-19.
May 21, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Darin LaHood (R-IL) and Rep. Rick Larsen (D-WA), co-chairs of the bipartisan U.S.-China Working Group, issued the following statement in response to China’s announced plans to impose a new national security law on Hong Kong.