Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never meditate by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who seldom or never meditate 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 49% 45% 4% 3% 187
Alaska 39% 54% 3% 4% 147
Arizona 38% 58% 2% 2% 267
Arkansas 46% 52% 1% 1% 145
California 36% 59% 3% 2% 1,565
Colorado 37% 57% 2% 4% 229
Connecticut 31% 64% < 1% 5% 167
Delaware 32% 57% 8% 3% 148
District of Columbia 24% 69% 3% 4% 132
Florida 38% 58% 2% 3% 851
Georgia 39% 58% 1% 3% 384
Hawaii 34% 62% < 1% 4% 127
Idaho 45% 55% < 1% < 1% 129
Illinois 37% 58% 2% 2% 575
Indiana 45% 53% 1% 1% 310
Iowa 33% 62% 3% 2% 178
Kansas 46% 45% 3% 6% 139
Kentucky 46% 46% 4% 4% 193
Louisiana 41% 53% 1% 6% 188
Maine 35% 61% 2% 2% 152
Maryland 32% 65% < 1% 3% 272
Massachusetts 32% 64% 1% 3% 355
Michigan 38% 55% 3% 3% 454
Minnesota 33% 62% 2% 3% 264
Mississippi 46% 49% 3% 2% 107
Missouri 43% 54% 2% 1% 302
Montana 59% 38% 1% 2% 154
Nebraska 42% 52% 2% 4% 136
Nevada 46% 46% 3% 5% 134
New Hampshire 31% 68% 1% < 1% 140
New Jersey 32% 64% 1% 4% 421
New Mexico 41% 56% 2% 1% 118
New York 33% 62% 3% 3% 873
North Carolina 38% 58% 2% 2% 386
North Dakota 49% 48% 2% 2% 181
Ohio 42% 54% 2% 1% 481
Oklahoma 44% 52% 3% 1% 147
Oregon 36% 58% 1% 5% 180
Pennsylvania 38% 58% 2% 2% 602
Rhode Island 20% 72% 5% 3% 133
South Carolina 42% 53% 3% 2% 188
South Dakota 48% 51% 1% < 1% 143
Tennessee 44% 48% 5% 3% 243
Texas 40% 56% 2% 3% 993
Utah 42% 53% 3% 2% 106
Vermont 31% 66% 1% 2% 164
Virginia 42% 53% 3% 1% 358
Washington 28% 68% 3% 2% 322
West Virginia 60% 37% 1% 3% 143
Wisconsin 36% 59% 2% 3% 319
Wyoming 54% 41% 3% 3% 140

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