Bloomington, IL – Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced its endorsement of Representative Darin LaHood (R-IL-18) to represent Illinois’ Sixteenth Congressional District. The Chamber endorses pro-business candidates for federal office who will vigorously support public policy that will advance economic growth, support jobs, and promote fiscal responsibility.
“A third-generation Peorian, Congressman Darin LaHood’s record of leadership and delivering results for the constituents and businesses of Illinois are significant,” said U.S. Chamber of Commerce Great Lakes Region Vice President Kevin Courtois. “Rep. LaHood understands the challenges and economic needs facing job creators, the workforce, and families in central Illinois. His commitment to pro-growth solutions and enacting policies that will support the American Dream have earned him the endorsement of the U.S. Chamber. We are proud to support Congressman LaHood’s re-election.”
“As a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, I’ve been proud to champion Main Street businesses and workers in Illinois, supporting once-in-a-generation tax reform, advocating for policies that will grow our economy and energy independence,” said Rep Darin LaHood. “Now more than ever, small businesses need allies in Congress who understand the challenges Main Street America faces. I am grateful to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for their endorsement, and I will continue to be a voice for a pro-growth economic agenda in Congress.”