Minnesota is a state in the Upper Midwest and northern regions of the United States. Minnesota was admitted as the 32nd state on 11 May 1858, created from the eastern half of the Minnesota Territory. The state has a large number of lakes and is known by the slogan the "Land of 10,000 Lakes". Its official motto is L'Étoile du Nord (French, meaning Star of the North).
Measures of Freedom
2014: Overall rank: 37, fiscal policy rank: 45, regulatory policy rank: 34, personal freedom rank: 8, economic freedom rank: 40
31 Dec 2005: Number of Members: 272
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