Income distribution among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by household income

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who have a household income of…

State Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
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Alabama 36% 24% 25% 15% 211
Alaska 28% 25% 21% 26% 111
Arizona 33% 21% 27% 19% 232
Arkansas 40% 17% 26% 17% 124
California 37% 18% 24% 22% 1,089
Colorado 22% 21% 32% 25% 170
Florida 39% 25% 20% 16% 663
Georgia 38% 19% 24% 19% 338
Idaho 27% 32% 24% 17% 132
Illinois 36% 21% 26% 17% 413
Indiana 35% 25% 26% 14% 238
Iowa 22% 21% 35% 22% 112
Kansas 35% 26% 24% 15% 122
Kentucky 51% 15% 25% 9% 186
Louisiana 42% 17% 26% 14% 181
Maryland 24% 20% 32% 23% 165
Massachusetts 29% 17% 32% 22% 162
Michigan 39% 23% 27% 10% 303
Minnesota 32% 18% 31% 19% 169
Mississippi 43% 18% 23% 16% 122
Missouri 34% 28% 23% 14% 253
Montana 26% 28% 30% 16% 157
Nebraska 35% 25% 27% 13% 119
Nevada 31% 23% 25% 20% 116
New Jersey 33% 16% 26% 25% 232
New Mexico 36% 26% 25% 13% 102
New York 38% 19% 22% 21% 471
North Carolina 37% 20% 25% 18% 341
North Dakota 22% 21% 28% 29% 141
Ohio 37% 25% 27% 11% 406
Oklahoma 29% 23% 33% 15% 144
Oregon 39% 25% 26% 10% 136
Pennsylvania 38% 22% 23% 17% 450
South Carolina 38% 20% 29% 13% 177
South Dakota 23% 23% 35% 19% 127
Tennessee 34% 21% 27% 17% 251
Texas 39% 18% 23% 21% 851
Utah 29% 21% 31% 19% 121
Virginia 26% 22% 28% 24% 284
Washington 32% 23% 23% 22% 183
West Virginia 37% 20% 32% 11% 143
Wisconsin 36% 18% 29% 16% 196
Wyoming 23% 33% 27% 17% 163

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