April 10, 2020 Press Release
LINCOLN, IL— Today, Lincoln College announced that they have secured a loan through the Paycheck Protection Program that will allow them to recall 32 furloughed employees, as well as allow 16 employees who had been reduced to three-day work weeks to return to five-day work weeks.
BLOOMINGTON, IL — Congressmen Darin LaHood (IL-18) and Rodney Davis (IL-13) today announced that the federal government will extend their funding and support for the McLean County COVID—19 testing facility. Congressman LaHood and Davis released the following joint statement after their visit today at the site.
April 8, 2020 Press Release
PEORIA, IL — Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL) announced the opening of the 2020 Congressional Art Competition for Illinois’ 18th Congressional District. The annual competition, which showcases artistic high schoolers in Illinois’ 18th Congressional, will move forward with amended submission guidelines due to the Coronavirus outbreak.
PEORIA, IL – Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL), Global Impact Innovation (GII), and Big River Resources in Galva, Illinois today announced that Global Impact Innovation will use portions of the Big River Resources plant in Galva to produce hand sanitizer from corn-based ethanol in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
April 2, 2020 Press Release
PEORIA – Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL) today released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s decision to provide automatic coronavirus relief payments for Social Security beneficiaries.
PEORIA – Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL) today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded $2,997,250 million to Bloomington, Normal, Peoria, and Springfield to support relief efforts as communities continue to respond to the coronavirus outbreak. The funding was authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Bipartisan legislation introduced by Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL) to reduce health care costs and improve access to care was included in Phase III Coronavirus Relief Bill—the CARES Act, which passed the United States Senate last night by a vote of 96-0.
March 25, 2020 Press Release
PEORIA – Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL) applauded the Trump Administration and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for awarding over $3.5 million in Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Funding to Community Health Centers (CHCs) in Illinois.
March 16, 2020 Press Release
PEORIA – Representatives Darin LaHood (R-IL) and Cheri Bustos (D-IL) released the following joint statement in response to the first confirmed case of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Peoria County.