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Representative Darin LaHood

Representing the 18th District of Illinois

Press Releases

June 4, 2019 Press Release
SPRINGFIELD, IL — Reps. Darin LaHood (IL-18) and Rodney Davis (IL-13) announced today that the Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport has received a $3.2 million U.S. Department of Transportation Airport Improvement Program discretionary grant which will continue the improvements being made at the airport, including runway rehabilitation.
June 3, 2019 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Representatives Darin LaHood (IL-18) and Terri Sewell (AL-07) introduced H.R. 3021 to ensure patients in rural communities continue to have access to affordable ambulance services.
May 31, 2019 Press Release
PEORIA, IL —Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL) released the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency, at the request of President Trump, took the final step to allow E15, a fuel blend with 15 percent ethanol, to be sold year-round.
May 28, 2019 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) and Congressman Tom McClintock (CA-4) introduced legislation to protect communities from violent criminals who are in the United States illegally.
May 20, 2019 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Reps. Darin LaHood (R-IL), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), along with Mike Kelly (R-PA) and  Terri Sewell (D-AL) introduced the Historic Tax Credit Growth and Opportunity Act, which improves and enhances the federal Historic Tax Credit (HTC).
May 17, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. —Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL) released the following statement today applauding the Trump Administration’s announcement lifting tariffs on steel and aluminum products from Canada and Mexico:
May 15, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL) and Congresswoman Lori Trahan (D-MA) introduced new legislation to support the cleanup of CSO contamination in rivers across the United States, including the Illinois River.
May 15, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressmen Darin LaHood (R-IL) and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), members of the House Ways and Means Committee, introduced the Renewable Energy Transferability Act. This legislation would allow the transfer of renewable energy tax credits, increasing innovation as well as the deployment of renewable energy, like wind and solar.
May 13, 2019 Press Release
FLORENCE, IL — Congressman Darin LaHood visited communities along the Illinois River today impacted by recent flooding. Rep. LaHood surveyed area along the river separating Pike and Scott Counties near Florence and also Meredosia in Morgan County. LaHood was joined by community leaders to assess the damage caused by flooding of the Illinois river.
May 10, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Darin LaHood released the following statement after the President and his Administration increased tariffs on China’s imports from 10% to 25%.