The North Side Democrat denounced the cartoon as “s—,” prompting Democrats to rise in a standing ovation, with Republicans quickly joining in.
The Illinois Senate voted on Sunday to override the veto. But an override in the House will require Republican votes.
In both ads, paid for by Gov. Bruce Rauner’s campaign, the governor’s amendatory veto is lauded as increasing school funding and providing equity.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel refused to say where a cash-strapped city grappling with a sizeable shortfall will find $269 million to balance the CPS budget.
“I work for the children of Chicago, but I work for the children of the suburbs, too,” Gov. Rauner said, vowing to find compromise on school funding.
Hours after serving as grand marshal of the 88th annual back-to-school parade, Chance performed at a free concert at the Auditorium Theatre.
Gov. Rauner’s administration released a district-by-district analysis a day before the Illinois Senate reconvenes to consider an override vote.