Take Charge Chicago, P.O. Box 8048, Chicago, IL 60680 info@takechargechicago.org 1-773-999-2016

What does the referendum question say?

“Shall Chicago establish an elected Consumer Advocate for taxpayers and consumers to replace the appointed Commissioner of the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection?”

Specific duties include:

  • protecting Chicago taxpayers and consumers from unfairness and inequality;
  • promoting a healthful environment;
  • monitoring City Hall compliance with the Freedom of Information Act; and
  • replacing the appointed Commissioner of the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protecting and managing all duties and responsibilities of the Department.