The Spin: Momentum to kick Chicago out of Illinois | Lightfoot on Lollapalooza | Illinois flag face-lift?

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From the Tribune’s Cindy Dampier: ‘Over the past two years, the movement to divide the state of Illinois into two states — Cook County in one, the other 101 counties in the other — has been gaining support. In February, as Gov. J.B. Pritzker was pursuing an agenda for Illinois that included new tax and abortion policies, (Illinois state Rep. Brad) Halbrook refiled a resolution in the state legislature, HR 101, in which he and six co-sponsors asked the U.S. Congress to recognize Chicago as the 51st state.”