Day: April 14, 2019

Politicians look to separate Chicago from Illinois to create 51st state

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The so-called “Second City” may eventually become the next state, after frustration regarding Chicago’s influence over politics in Illinois. A group of state Republican lawmakers recently signed on to legislation proposing the nation’s third-largest city become the 51st state. “It’s more of a frustration of the policies than the true belief that Chicago and Illinois would…