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Representative Darin LaHood

Representing the 18th District of Illinois

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Rep. LaHood | Fox Business: Phase One Trade Deal with China

Jan 15, 2020

Rep. LaHood Joined After the Bell on Fox Business to discuss the signing of the phase one trade deal with China.

Rep. LaHood Remembers Frank Mitchell on the House Floor

Jan 14, 2020

Rep. LaHood Remembers Frank Mitchell, the first African-American to serve as a House page, on the House Floor. Frank passed away at the age of 70 on 12/25/2019

Rep. LaHood Honors Law Enforcement on House Floor

Jan 9, 2020

Rep. LaHood Honors Law Enforcement on House Floor

Rep. LaHood: Trade Roundtable in Springfield

Jan 7, 2020

Rep. LaHood held a roundtable in Springfield to discuss USMCA and the phase one trade deal with China. Check out the coverage from WCIA.

Rep. LaHood: Year in Review 2019

Dec 31, 2019

A look back on 2019

Rep. LaHood--Merry Christmas!

Dec 24, 2019

Rep. LaHood 2019 Christmas message

Rep. LaHood Urges Passage of USMCA During House Debate

Dec 19, 2019

Rep. LaHood Urges Passage of USMCA During House Debate

Rep. LaHood Speaks at Impeachment Debate

Dec 18, 2019

Rep. LaHood Speaks at Impeachment Debate

Rep. LaHood Speaks at Ways and Means Committee Markup on USMCA

Dec 17, 2019

Rep. LaHood Speaks at Ways and Means Committee Markup on USMCA

Rep. LaHood Speaks During Floor Debate on H.R. 3

Dec 12, 2019

As a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, Rep. LaHood spoke during floor debate in opposition of H.R. 3, highlighting his efforts to support Alzheimer’s research during the previous Committee debate, the impact H.R. 3 will have on patients, and the need to pass H.R. 19, which provides a bipartisan solution to actually help lower prescription drug costs.

LaHood Discusses Alzheimer's at Ways and Means Hearing on Aging

Nov 14, 2019

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 Speaks on Legislation to Reduce Health Care Costs

Nov 1, 2019

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

Aug 29, 2019

LaHood Talks USMCA on WMBD

LaHood Discusses Rural Broadband Expansion in Illinois

Jul 18, 2019

LaHood Discusses Rural Broadband Expansion in Illinois

Rep. LaHood Honors Bishop Zaidan on the House Floor

Jul 16, 2019

Rep. LaHood Honors Bishop Zaidan on the House Floor

LaHood Joins Habitat for Humanity to Dedicate 4th Veteran Build

Jul 15, 2019

LaHood Joins Habitat for Humanity to Dedicate 4th Veteran Build

Rep. LaHood Requests a Vote on the Born Abortion Survivors Protection Act

Jun 21, 2019

Rep. LaHood Requests a Vote on the Born Abortion Survivors Protection Act

Rep. LaHood Honors Jerry Brady on the House Floor

Jun 21, 2019

Rep. LaHood Honors Jerry Brady on the House Floor

Rep. LaHood Questions U.S. Trade Ambassador at Ways and Means Hearing

Jun 20, 2019

Rep. LaHood Questions U.S. Trade Ambassador at Ways and Means Hearing

LaHood Visits SIU School of Medicine to Discuss Alzheimer's Research

Jun 17, 2019

LaHood Visits SIU School of Medicine to Discuss Alzheimer's Research

Rep LaHood Speaks at Ways and Means Hearing on Medicare for All

Jun 12, 2019

Rep LaHood Speaks at Ways and Means Hearing on Medicare for All.

Rep. LaHood Speaks at Ways and Means Member Day Hearing

Jun 10, 2019

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 Hearing on USMCA Enforcement

May 22, 2019

Rep. LaHood speaks at Ways and Means Subcommittee hearing on the enforcement of USMCA.

LaHood Discusses Clean Energy Solutions

May 16, 2019

Rep. LaHood discussed clean energy legislation he introduced at the Ways and Means Committee hearing on climate change.

LaHood Speaks on IRS Reform Bill

Apr 9, 2019

Rep. LaHood went to the House floor to support the Taxpayer First Act during debate.

October 4, 2019 Press Release
PEORIA, IL – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) announced today that the Congressional App Challenge is now open for the high school students in Illinois’ 18th Congressional District. The goal of the Congressional App Challenge is to inspire, include, and innovate efforts around STEM, coding, and computer science education. 
September 27, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Darin LaHood (IL-18) and Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced a $466,931 grant for the Board of Education of the City of Peoria. The funding is awarded through the U.S. Department of Education’s Full Service Community Schools Program and is part of a five year grant, which would total $2.5 million.
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September 25, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) released the following statement after President Trump and Prime Minister Abe signed a trade agreement to expand market access for U.S. exporters.
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September 16, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) today urged the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in a letter to review the recent Vistra Energy plant closures as a result of the State of Illinois’ politically driven anti-coal approach to energy policy. The letter was also signed by Congressmen Mike Bost (IL-12) and Rodney Davis (IL-13).
August 8, 2019 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 former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich.

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June 14, 2019 In The News
PEORIA -- U.S. Representative Darin LaHood said he supports a call from the Illinois Farm Bureau for a statewide disaster declaration for farmers.
June 6, 2019 In The News
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Darin LaHood has introduced a bill through the House of Representatives that would restructure current cuts to Medicare reimbursements.
May 29, 2019 In The News
Lives were changed during a 2019 commencement address at Morehouse College when self-made billionaire Robert F.
May 29, 2019 In The News
ELLSWORTH, Ill. -- A proposal in Washington, D.C. would give companies incentives to utilize renewable energy.