Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce
A future Chicago casino could generate much-needed revenue and draw crowds to city hotels and restaurants, tourism experts testified Monday during a gambling expansion hearing that comes as state legislators stare down a budget deadline and fresh concerns about finding new funding sources.
Aldermen have set the stage to hike the city’s minimum wage to $13 an hour over the next four-and-a-half years, under a measure the City Council is expected to approve Tuesday.
Its known for being too hot in the summer and too cold in the winter, but some gambling supporters have proposed to put a casino in the Thompson Center in downtown Chicago.
The host committee for the upcoming NATO and G8 summits offered a sneak peak Wednesday of the city’s push to capitalize on the dual summits in May.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel touted his plans for job creation in an address to the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Wednesday morning.
The man who said he downloaded “bleepin” Blagojevich ringtones to his phone has made the first cut onto Rod Blagojevich’s jury.
Some Chicago business leaders say they would like to see a new land-based casino in the half-vacant Block 37 mall downtown.
A top Chicago business leader says now is the time for approval of casino gambling for the City of Chicago.