The list of state symbols may be growing. We already have a state snack: popcorn, a state dance: the square dance, and a state reptile: the Eastern Painted Turtle. Now lawmakers, like bill sponsor Representative Bob Martwick of Chicago, are considering making "Polka Celebration" by Eddie Blazonczyk the state polka song.
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There's also a bill proposed by school children making sweet corn the state vegetable, and legislation to make pumpkin pie the state pie.