google earth engine - Using GEE code editor to create unique values list from existing list pulled from feature

I'm working in the Google Earth Engine code editor. I have a feature collection containing fires in multiple states and need to generate a unique list of states that will be used in a selection widget. I'm trying to write a function that takes the list of state values for all fires, creates a new list, and then adds new state values to the new unique list. I have run the code below and am not getting any error messages, but the output is still statesUnique = []. Can anyone point me in the right direction to get the new list to populate with uni...Read more