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Representative Darin LaHood

Representing the 18th District of Illinois



Rep. LaHood | Honoring Orion Samuelson

Feb 5, 2021

Rep. LaHood went to the U.S. House floor to recognize Orion Samuelson for his decades of work in broadcasting.

Rep. LaHood | WMBD News at 6 on Electoral College Certification

Jan 8, 2021

Rep. LaHood joined WMBD News to discuss the Electoral College Certification

Rep. LaHood | A look back on 2020

Dec 31, 2020

A year in review 2020

Rep. LaHood | On the Record with WMBD

Nov 23, 2020

Rep. LaHood joined Matt Sheehan on WMBD's On the Record series to discuss a variety of issues related to COVID-19.

Rep. LaHood | Military Service Academy Virtual Welcome

Oct 2, 2020

Rep. LaHood welcomes prospective students to a virtual Military Service Academy Day.

Rep. LaHood | Fox Business China Task Force Report

Sep 30, 2020

Rep. LaHood joined After the Bell on Fox Business to discuss the China Task Force final report.

Rep. LaHood | Honoring Congressman John Shimkus

Sep 30, 2020

Rep. LaHood joined his colleagues on the House Floor to thank Congressman John Shimkus for his years of service to Congress and our nation.

Rep. LaHood | Ways and Means Committee Hearing on COVID-19 Impact on Restaurants

Sep 28, 2020

Rep. LaHood spoke on 9/25 at the Ways and Means Committee hearing about the impact of COVID-19 on restaurants.

LaHood on Radio | WMAY with Greg Bishop

Aug 1, 2020

Rep. LaHood joined Greg Bishop on WMAY to discuss the ongoing federal investigation into Speaker Madigan, COVID-19 relief, and reinvigorating our economy.

Rep. LaHood | Discussing the China Task Force on Newsmax TV with Sean Spicer

Jul 23, 2020

Rep. LaHood joined Sean Spicer on Newsmax TV to discuss holding China accountable, strengthening American competitiveness, and the violence in Chicago

Rep. LaHood | Clean Start: Back to Work Webinar with ISSA

Jul 13, 2020

Rep. LaHood joined ISSA to discuss his Clean Start: Back to Work tax credit legislation.

Rep. LaHood | Ways and Means Hearing on Tax Relief in Response to COVID-19

Jun 18, 2020

Rep. LaHood joined the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures for a hearing on tax relief to support workers and families during COVID-19.

Rep. LaHood | Ways and Means Hearing with Ambassador Lighthizer on the 2020 Trade Agenda

Jun 17, 2020

Rep. LaHood joined the Ways and Means Hearing with Ambassador Lighthizer do discuss the 2020 trade agenda and the impact on central and west-central Illinois.

Rep. LaHood | FEMA request for Illinois firefighters

May 29, 2020

Rep. LaHood joined WMBD to discuss his request to FEAM to support Illinois firefighters.

LaHood on Radio | The Guy Benson Show on Fox News Radio

May 6, 2020

Rep. LaHood joined The Guy Benson Show on Fox News Radio to discuss Illinois' response and recovery to COVID-19.

LaHood on Radio | WMAY Morning Newsfeed 5/1

May 3, 2020

Rep. LaHood joined Morning Newsfeed on WMAY to discuss COVID-19 on the government's response.

Rep. LaHood | C-SPAN Washington Journal on COVID-19

Apr 29, 2020

Rep. LaHood joined Steve Scully on C-SPAN's Washington Journal to discuss COVID-19's impact on Illinois' 18th Congressional District.

LaHood on Radio: Greg and Dan 4/21

Apr 25, 2020

Rep. LaHood joined Greg and Dan on WMBD radio to discuss the latest on COVID-19 and the next steps towards getting Illinois on a path to opening up.

Reps. LaHood and Davis announce extension of federal support for McLean County testing site

Apr 14, 2020

Congressmen Darin LaHood and Rodney Davis announce that the federal government will continue to provide support and federal funding for the McLean County COVID-19 testing site through May.

Rep. LaHood | On Radio with the Scott Miller Show

Mar 25, 2020

Rep. LaHood joined the Scott Miller Show to discuss the coronavirus outbreak and response at the federal, state, and local levels.

Rep. LaHood | Coronavirus Special on At Issue with H Wayne Wilson

Mar 21, 2020

Rep. LaHood joined H. Wayne Wilson for an At Issue special to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic. LaHood joined public health officials, medical professionals, educators, government representatives, and others about a wide range of issues related to the outbreak in Central Illinois.

Rep. LaHood | COVID-19 Outbreak on WMBD

Mar 20, 2020

Rep. LaHood joined WMBD to discuss the COVID-19 outbreak with Eugene Daniel.

Rep. LaHood | Celebrating Pleasant Plains High School Girls Basketball State Championship

Mar 4, 2020

Rep. LaHood went to the House Floor to honor the Pleasant Plains High School Girls Basketball Illinois 2A State Championship

Rep. LaHood | Ways and Means Hearing with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

Mar 3, 2020

Rep. LaHood discussed our strong economy, trade, and workforce development with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

Rep. LaHood | Remembering Barb Baker

Feb 27, 2020

Rep. LaHood went to the House Floor to remember staffer Barb Baker.

July 7, 2017 Press Release
Rep. LaHood marks 2,000 constituent caseworks closed
June 22, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed HR 2353, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, which reauthorizes the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.
June 21, 2017 Press Release
Legislation would allow third party entities to assist in restoring abandoned mines
Washington, D.C.—This week, Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) introduced H.R. 2937, The Community Reclamation Partnerships Act, in the U.S. House of Representatives.  This legislation would expand protections under existing law to third-party groups who participate in cleaning and re-purposing inactive coal mines, abandoned before modern regulations.
June 19, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Darin LaHood (R-IL-18) and Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17), and U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today pressed President Trump to scrap plans to close the National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research (NCAUR) in Peoria, Illinois.  The Trump Administration’s fiscal year 2018 budget proposed closing 17 U.S.


February 24, 2021 In The News
BLOOMINGTON — While a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package cleared one legislative hurdle Monday, U.S. Rep. Darin LaHood said he won't be supporting the legislation as currently proposed.
February 16, 2021 In The News
JACKSONVILLE - (Journal Courier) A nursing program added to Illinois College in the fall is getting a boost through a federal grant. The college has been awarded $237,000 to support its clinical nursing program.
January 25, 2021 In The News
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WMBD/WYZZ) — An Illinois congressman is going to bat for high school athletes and coaches in his state.
January 20, 2021 In The News
WASHINGTON — Illinois 18th District Rep. Darin LaHood has issued a statement regarding the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris:
June 14, 2019 In The News
U.S. Rep Darin LaHood, R-Peoria, talked Friday about the importance of funding the National Institutes of Health after hearing about Alzheimer’s disease research efforts at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield.