Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by views about environmental protection

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State Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 43% 49% 3% 4% 157
Alaska 44% 54% 2% < 1% 104
Arizona 34% 62% 1% 3% 191
California 34% 60% 2% 3% 1,179
Colorado 38% 57% 2% 3% 159
Connecticut 34% 64% 1% 1% 135
District of Columbia 20% 68% 6% 7% 108
Florida 38% 58% 2% 2% 668
Georgia 39% 59% 1% 1% 323
Hawaii 31% 66% < 1% 4% 106
Illinois 36% 60% 1% 2% 415
Indiana 41% 55% 1% 2% 199
Iowa 46% 53% < 1% 1% 104
Kentucky 40% 53% 4% 4% 127
Louisiana 42% 51% 3% 4% 144
Maryland 30% 66% 3% 1% 211
Massachusetts 35% 61% 1% 2% 229
Michigan 35% 58% 3% 5% 327
Minnesota 36% 59% 2% 3% 199
Missouri 45% 51% 3% 1% 209
Nevada 47% 49% 1% 3% 103
New Jersey 31% 64% 3% 3% 324
New York 32% 64% 2% 2% 658
North Carolina 37% 60% 1% 2% 337
North Dakota 46% 46% 3% 5% 117
Ohio 41% 55% 2% 2% 350
Oklahoma 43% 51% 2% 5% 124
Oregon 39% 55% 1% 4% 120
Pennsylvania 39% 57% 2% 2% 467
Rhode Island 31% 69% < 1% < 1% 104
South Carolina 43% 48% 3% 6% 149
South Dakota 53% 47% < 1% < 1% 110
Tennessee 47% 51% 1% 1% 150
Texas 35% 62% 2% 2% 839
Virginia 31% 67% 1% 1% 275
Washington 30% 65% 2% 4% 223
Wisconsin 40% 58% 2% < 1% 231

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