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.
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
“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.