Alex Halper serves as Vice President of Government Affairs for the PA Chamber and oversees public policy development, advocacy and outreach, as well as the organization’s political efforts. He specifically focuses on labor and employment, education and workforce policy.
Halper serves on the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Advisory Board, Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children Board of Directors, Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council, the Governing Board of the Pennsylvania Compensation Rating Bureau, the Pennsylvania Association for Chamber Professionals Board and the Pennsylvania Association for Government Relations Board and was appointed to Gov. Josh Shapiro’s Transition Advisory Committee. He regularly speaks to local chambers of commerce, trade associations and employers across the Commonwealth about key legislative issues impacting business and Pennsylvania’s overall political landscape.
Alex Halper joined the PA Chamber’s Government Affairs team in 2011. He previously served as a legislative assistant in Washington, D.C. to former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter where he worked on numerous areas of public policy, including transportation and infrastructure, homeland security and appropriations.
Originally from Allentown, Halper graduated from the George Washington University in 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science. He lives in Lower Paxton Township with his wife, two children, and their dog, Kelce.