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


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

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

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


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

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


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



Organizations Representing Businesses

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Important Legislation


City of Chicago Food Code

(Effective February 1, 2019)


Late Hour Liquor License Rules

Legalization of Sandwich Board Signs

(Proposed Ordinance)


Minimum Wage Increase

(Effective July 1, 2019)

Paid Sick Leave


Retailers Rules