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Chicago could become the 51st state under Republican proposal to split from Illinois over liberal policies

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Apr 15, 2019 4:46 AM 6+ day ago

Chicago Could Become the 51st State Under Republican Proposal to Split From Illinois Over Liberal Policies

Chicago Could Become the 51st State Under Republican Proposal to Split From Illinois Over Liberal Policies

Illinois Republicans recently proposed legislation that would separate the city of Chicago from the rest of the state, a move likely to incite more urban versus rural infighting rather than the actual creation of a 51st state.

Illinois Representatives C.D. Davidsmeyer and Brad Halbrook stand behind a February proposal to separate the overwhelmingly Democratic Party-controlled city of Chicago from the State of Illinois in legislation they say is rooted in "frustration" with liberal policies. The GOP bill, labeled "bitter" by critics, is unlikely to pass, but seeks to separate downstate rural economic policies from what conservatives say are pro-immigration, anti-business policies that keep everyone outside of the country's third largest city from competing against neighboring states.

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