April is tax season. That means Uncle Sam dips into our pockets and takes far more than his fair share. But the Department of Labor just made it even more difficult for workers to get ahead.
At the Ways and Means Committee Hearing on Aging, Congressman LaHood discussed his recent Alzheimer's roundtable, the importance of raising awareness for dementia, and legislation he introduced to support efforts to fight Alzheimer's disease.
Rep. LaHood spoke at the Ways and Means Full Committee mark up on his legislation to expand the use of HSA/FSA accounts.
LaHood Talks USMCA on WMBD
LaHood Discusses Rural Broadband Expansion in Illinois
Rep. LaHood Honors Bishop Zaidan on the House Floor
LaHood Joins Habitat for Humanity to Dedicate 4th Veteran Build
Rep. LaHood Requests a Vote on the Born Abortion Survivors Protection Act
Rep. LaHood Honors Jerry Brady on the House Floor
Rep. LaHood Questions U.S. Trade Ambassador at Ways and Means Hearing
LaHood Visits SIU School of Medicine to Discuss Alzheimer's Research
Rep LaHood Speaks at Ways and Means Hearing on Medicare for All.
Congressman Darin LaHood spoke at the Ways and Means Committee's Member Day Hearing on legislation he has introduced that will support communities in central and west-central Illinois.
Rep. LaHood speaks at Ways and Means Subcommittee hearing on the enforcement of USMCA.
Rep. LaHood discussed clean energy legislation he introduced at the Ways and Means Committee hearing on climate change.
Rep. LaHood went to the House floor to support the Taxpayer First Act during debate.
Rep. LaHood went to the House floor during debate to voice his support for the BRIDGE for Workers Act
Rep. LaHood sat down with Eugene Daniel to discuss his recent trip to China.
Rep. LaHood Discusses Tax Credit Extensions at Committee on Ways and Means Hearing
Rep. LaHood Questions the National Tax Payer Advocate at the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight hearing.
Rep. LaHood Speaks at Floor Debate on H.R. 1
Rep. LaHood questions business leaders on the importance of infrastructure to central and west-central Illinois.
Congressman Darin LaHood congratulates the Eureka College Men's Basketball team on their SLIAC Tournament win.
During the Ways and Means Committee hearing, Congressman Darin LaHood questioned U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on trade between U.S. and China.
Rep. LaHood joined his colleagues to speak out against the recent push by states for extreme abortion policies.
Rep. LaHood went to the House Floor to raise awareness and talk about the fight to end Alzheimer's. He will Co-Chair the Alzheimer's Working Group in the 116th Congress.
“And the bill is passed.”
When that phrase is spoken, followed by the distinct strike of the Speaker’s gavel, it proclaims that the people’s House has fulfilled another promise made to the American people.
This month, farmers across Illinois will begin to harvest their crops.
About 6.5 million Americans are addicted to it. Seventy-eight people die each day across our nation because of it. Last year, law enforcement in the 18th District of Illinois alone seized over 246 pounds of it. Almost 1,000 doses of lifesaving Narcan were provided to residents in Peoria and Tazewell counties to treat it.
It usually starts out harmlessly. Painkillers are prescribed to individuals who need them and may be unaware of their addictive nature. Other times physicians are pressured to alleviate a patient’s pain to maintain approval ratings. Quickly and unintentionally, people get addicted. If those prescription opioids become unavailable, heroin is there.
It usually starts out harmless. Painkillers are prescribed to individuals who need them. Sometimes patients may be unaware of the addictive nature of these prescribed opiates, other times physicians are pressured to completely alleviate a patient’s pain to maintain approval ratings. Quickly and unintentionally, they get addicted.
As a new congressman and member of the House Natural Resources Committee, I am humbled by the opportunity to bring the priorities and concerns of central Illinois to Washington, D.C.
When we think of the ‘80s, we think of Back to the Future, electro-pop music and amusing fashion trends. For some of us, the ‘80s do not feel like that long ago—but the truth is that mix tapes, computers without the Internet and VCRs are all in the past. Many things have improved since the 1980s, but, sadly, our tax code is not one of them.
It’s May 1st, and that means that tax season — when Uncle Sam dips into our pockets and takes far more than his fair share — is behind us. But the Department of Labor just made it even more difficult for workers to get ahead.