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Illinois State Representative Candidate Brooks Slams Times For False Reporting

February 19th, 2022
Illinois State Representative Candidate Brooks Slams Times For False Reporting

State Rep. Candidate Thurgood Brooks is asking the public to withhold judgment after an article was published in the Quad City Times on February 17, 2022, containing false statements about Mr. Brooks and the events surrounding the Rock Island City Councilmeeting of February 14. “When video of the events in question is made available, everyone in District 72 will be able to judge for themselves” says Brooks. “But I want to be very clear that the article that appeared in the Quad City Times on February 17 is misleading and contains statements about me that are false.” Mr. Brooks, a respected... Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Thurgood Brooks Considering Run For Illinois State Representative

September 8th, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: Thurgood Brooks Considering Run For Illinois State Representative

EXCLUSIVE: Thurgood Brooks, who recently led the charge to pass The Resolution to improve relations between police and the Rock Island community, is considering a run for lllinois State Representative for the 72nd District, which includes the Quad-Cities. The current representative, Mike Halpin, announced today he would be leaving the seat to run for State Senate. Brooks, who was narrowly defeated in the Rock Island Mayoral election earlier this year, has been extremely active in the community, from his work as a football coach with Rock Island High School to his various charitable projects and... Read More

BREAKING: Mike Halpin Running For Illinois State Senate

September 8th, 2021
BREAKING: Mike Halpin Running For Illinois State Senate

BREAKING NEWS: Mike Halpin, who has served as Illinois State Representative for the 72nd District including the Quad-Cities since 2017, announced this afternoon that he’s running for State Senate. Halpin will run in the 36th district, which is currently represented by Neil Anderson. However, Anderson, who lives in Andalusia, was drawn out of that district in the latest redistricting maps and is ineligible for reelection. Halpin, who has lived in Rock Island for nearly 20 years, was raised in a working family in the small town of Voorheesville, just outside the city of Albany. His father worked... Read More