Cato Institute Ranks Tennessee As Top-5 Freest State

The public policy research organization, Cato Institute, has released their rankings of the American states based on the level of freedom in the fiscal, regulatory, and personal realms.

Tennessee ranked fourth on the list.

According to the Cato Institute, the top five states with the most freedom are:

  1. New Hampshire
  2. California
  3. Nevada
  4. Tennessee
  5. South Dakota

According to the Cato Institute, the states with the least freedom are:

  • 46. Oregon
  • 47. New Jersey
  • 48. California
  • 49. Hawaii
  • 50. New York

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