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.
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
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
“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.