Lionel Rabb, who founded the Ed Paschke Art Center, said he was humbled by the pardon by Gov. Pat Quinn.
The bill signed by the outgoing governor doesn't preempt Chicago's home rule, its House sponsor said.
State Rep. Mike Zalewski said he'd try to have a vote called this week in the General Assembly.
Ald. Brendan Reilly said the loss of Democratic voters in the remap led to Bruce Rauner's 42nd Ward win.
The governor-elect said he did not know much about the calls designed to confuse city election judges.
Pat Quinn beat Bruce Rauner by 102 of the 43rd Ward's 15,518 votes in the governor's race.
Ald. Edward Burke suggested it was "a malicious fire set by political operatives."
Gov. Pat Quinn said, even with all ballots counted, "It's clear we don't have enough votes to win."
Quinn said he won't throw in the towel, and Rauner countered with "the voters have spoken."
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the city is ready to deal with potential Ebola patients at the airports.
The $750,000 grant will pay for a turf field that will also help manage stormwater.
The president visted Gov. Pat Quinn's campaign office after casting his early vote in Kenwood.
The new housing complex for veterans in Englewood also has tutoring for children and family counseling.
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