Rhode Island, officially the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, is a state in the New England region of the United States. It is the smallest state in area, the seventh least populous and is the second most densely populated. Rhode Island is bordered by Connecticut to the west, Massachusetts to the north and east and the Atlantic Ocean to the south. It also shares a small maritime border with New York. Providence is the state capital and its most populous city.
Measures of Freedom
2014: Overall rank: 43, fiscal policy rank: 38, regulatory policy rank: 45, personal freedom rank: 17, economic freedom rank: 42
31 Dec 2005: Number of Members: 32
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