Government Relations/Business Advocacy

One of the most important roles of the Chamber is to serve as both advocate and a resource government resource center for businesses.  Greektown is represented by many elected officials at various levels of government.

Additionally, there are several non-governmental organizations that represent local businesses and their issues to legislators. For a list of those organizations, as well as pertinent laws related to businesses, see below.

Chicago City Council

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Alderman Walter Burnett, Jr

27th Ward

Ward Office

4 N. Western Ave. #IC

(312) 432-1995

City Hall Office

121 N. LaSalle St. #300

(312) 744-6124

Ward27@cityofchicago.org

Illinois House of Representatives

Representative Arthur Turner

9th District

District Office

3849 W. Ogden Ave.

(773) 277-4700

Springfield Office

109 Capitol Building

(217) 782-8116

arthurt@ilga.gov

U.S. House of Representatives

Congressman Danny Davis

7th District

District Office

2815 W. Fifth Ave.

(773) 533-7520

Washington, D.C. Office

2159 Rayburn Office Building

(202) 225-5006

E-Mail 

Cook County Board of Commissioners

Commissioner Dennis Deer

2nd District

District Office

4206 W Roosevelt Rd.

(773) 722-0140

County Office

118 N. Clark St.

(312) 603-4055

Dennis.Deer@cookcountyil.gov

Illinois State Senate

Senator Patricia Van Pelt

5th District

District Office

1016 W. Jackson Blvd.

(312) 888-9191

Springfield Office

218A Capitol Building

(217) 782-6252

United States Senate

Senator Dick Durbin

Chicago Office

230 S. Dearborn St.

Suite 3892

(312) 353-4952

Washington, D.C. Office

711 Hart Senate Building

(202) 224-2152

E-Mail 

Senator Tammy Duckworth

Chicago Office

230 S. Dearborn St.

Suite 3900

(312) 886-3506

Washington, D.C. Office

524 Hart Senate Building

(202) 224-2854

E-Mail 

 

Organizations Representing Businesses

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Important Legislation

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City of Chicago Food Code

(Effective February 1, 2019)

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Late Hour Liquor License Rules

Legalization of Sandwich Board Signs

(Proposed Ordinance)

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Minimum Wage Increase

(Effective July 1, 2019)

Paid Sick Leave

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Retailers Rules