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 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 joined WMBD to discuss his request to FEAM to support Illinois firefighters.
Rep. LaHood joined The Guy Benson Show on Fox News Radio to discuss Illinois' response and recovery to COVID-19.
Rep. LaHood joined Morning Newsfeed on WMAY to discuss COVID-19 on the government's response.
Rep. LaHood joined Steve Scully on C-SPAN's Washington Journal to discuss COVID-19's impact on Illinois' 18th Congressional District.
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.
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 joined the Scott Miller Show to discuss the coronavirus outbreak and response at the federal, state, and local levels.
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 joined WMBD to discuss the COVID-19 outbreak with Eugene Daniel.
Rep. LaHood went to the House Floor to honor the Pleasant Plains High School Girls Basketball Illinois 2A State Championship
Rep. LaHood discussed our strong economy, trade, and workforce development with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin
Rep. LaHood went to the House Floor to remember staffer Barb Baker.
Rep. LaHood discussed rural health and the coronavirus at the Ways and Means Committee hearing with Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar.
Rep. LaHood discussed the US-China Phase One Agreement at the Ways and Means Committee hearing.
Congressman Darin LaHood went to the House Floor to honor Metamora High School Football Coach Pat Ryan for his legendary 30-year career.
Rep. Darin LaHood joined WGN Morning News to discuss President Donald Trump's 2020 State of the Union address
Rep. LaHood spoke during the House Ways and Means Committee hearing on "Paving the Ways for Funding and Financing Infrastructure Investments."
Rep. LaHood joined Eugene Daniel on WMBD to discuss the impact of USMCA and the phase one trade deal with China on central and west-central Illinois.
Rep. LaHood joined RFD Radio to discuss the phase one trade deal with China
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
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.
Coronavirus update 4/19
As we continue to respond to and monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, I wanted to provide you with a quick update.
Easter is about renewal, new life, and faith. Easter is a day that symbolizes hope for so many.
As we continue to respond to and monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, I wanted to provide you with a quick update.
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.