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Mike Halpin Will Help New Governor

Rep. Mike Halpin

State Representative Mike Halpin from Rock Island will help the new governor of Illinois with economic development. On Monday, governor-elect. J.B. Pritzker announced the creation of the transition committee on economic opportunity.

Halpin will join 36 other committee members in advising and guiding the incoming administration on job creation and related issues. 

The committee will be chaired by Omar Duque, who is President of the Hispanic Information Technology Executive Council, Laura Frerichs, Director of the Research Park at the University of Illinois, Dr. Suzet McKinney, CEO of Illinois Medical District, and Chicago Federation of Labor President Bob Reiter.