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Only Illinois and Michigan are more liberal than Minnesota in the Midwest. Once a major industrial hub many businesses have relocated to other states.

Minnesota is still a remarkably diverse economically and is a major Information Technology center with industries including Agriculture, Banking/Finance, Healthcare, Retail, and Insurance. Des Moines is home to either the home office or Regional Headquarters for many banking and insurance companies. Council Bluffs which is a suburb of Omaha, NE also is headquarters for Insurance Companies

Minnesota does have a state income tax which is one of the highest in the United States, which makes it a more desired location than those states. Most companies in Minnesota will compensate at the National Market Rate for salary and hourly wages.

With the Twin Cities a major metro area there is plenty for entertainment with concerts and sporting events. However, Restaurants and bars close at Midnight.

Minnesota’s main economic hubs is the Twin Cities thou there is the Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Other prominent locations are Duluth and Mankato. Many smaller cities still have breweries from their German heritage.