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, 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
Rep. LaHood held a roundtable in Springfield to discuss USMCA and the phase one trade deal with China. Check out the coverage from WCIA.
A look back on 2019
Rep. LaHood 2019 Christmas message
Rep. LaHood Urges Passage of USMCA During House Debate
Rep. LaHood Speaks at Impeachment Debate
Rep. LaHood Speaks at Ways and Means Committee Markup on USMCA
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.
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.
For the farmers that I represent in central and west-central Illinois, access to markets in Canada and Mexico is vital to their success.
When harvest comes and farmers take their products to market, they rely upon the open-market free-trade system with our neighbors to the north and south to remain competitive in the global economy.
Last week, the Trump administration announced the removal of steel and aluminum tariffs on our North American neighbors, Mexico and Canada, alleviating a burden on our agriculture producers and removing a barrier for passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
In central and west-central Illinois many of our communities sit along the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers, which allow our farmers to export their products around the globe and make our state the largest agricultural exporter in the Midwest.
In today’s political climate, it’s not often we hear of bipartisan work coming out of Washington, D.C.
In his pervasive opinion, in McCulloch v. Maryland, Chief Justice John Marshall penned the famous words, “The power to tax involves the power to destroy; that power to destroy may defeat and render useless the power to create.”
The Congressional district that I represent in the nation’s capital has some of the most fertile farmland in the entire world, making it the 8th largest agriculture district in terms of corn and soybeans production.
Something unusual happened in Peoria on March 28: Two congressmen from opposite parties held a town hall meeting together.
Even more unusual, the meeting didn’t devolve into partisan accusations and insults. It remained a respectful discussion of critical issues facing our country.
Transportation infrastructure is the backbone of our district. It transports people to their jobs, children to school, commodities from farms to sale, products to retail, and even information to consumers. A reliable, efficient, and safe infrastructure network is vital for our country, but for too long we have ignored long-term investment in this area.
A gallon of gas was $0.89, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 1,895, the Nintendo Entertainment System was introduced, the world received its first email, and I was in high school. The year was 1986, and it was also the last time comprehensive tax reform was passed. Thirty-one years later, the U.S.
As we gather with family and friends to celebrate the birth of Jesus and the lessons of love he brought to the world, I want to wish each one of you a Merry Christmas. This joyous season is an opportune time to express our gratitude for the love we share with our friends and family and the countless blessings we enjoy.
A Day for Thanks and Reflection
On the fourth Thursday of November, Americans from all walks of life gather with loved ones to celebrate Thanksgiving. As we begin the holiday season, we join our family and friends around the table today to share in our collective thanks for the opportunities and relationships that we enjoy, and we remind ourselves that we should not take these blessings for granted.