Ald. Anthony Beale and Gov. Bruce Rauner also back the former CPS head, while some South Side community leaders oppose the move.
A status hearing is set for Monday in the civil case of Alonzo Smith, who alleges torture under under former Chicago Police Cmdr. Jon Burge.
After the video of the attack was published, the 15-year-old’s mother said the girl was receiving threats and the family was being harassed.
‘The legislation will create another pension funding cliff that the city does not have the ability to pay,’ the governor said Friday.
The crowd cheered as they learned that a vote on the American Health Care Act would not be held Thursday, as was originally planned.
Asked if Gov. Bruce Rauner would consider signing either piece of legislation, spokeswoman Catherine Kelly said the two bills were under review.
Almost 50,000 homeowners in Cook County are delinquent on their property taxes, according to Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin.