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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% 43% 2% 6% 379
Alaska 48% 43% 2% 6% 149
Arizona 44% 49% 2% 5% 362
Arkansas 48% 48% 2% 2% 199
California 37% 55% 3% 5% 1,834
Colorado 45% 49% 2% 4% 247
Connecticut 36% 61% 1% 2% 168
Delaware 39% 56% 1% 4% 153
District of Columbia 27% 67% 3% 4% 148
Florida 41% 54% 2% 4% 1,131
Georgia 41% 54% 2% 3% 626
Hawaii 30% 65% 1% 4% 159
Idaho 48% 48% 1% 3% 172
Illinois 39% 56% 3% 2% 695
Indiana 46% 50% 1% 2% 359
Iowa 40% 51% 6% 3% 172
Kansas 42% 49% 4% 5% 173
Kentucky 54% 39% 4% 3% 281
Louisiana 47% 46% 3% 5% 317
Maine 41% 54% 3% 2% 109
Maryland 37% 57% 2% 3% 331
Massachusetts 36% 56% 3% 5% 266
Michigan 43% 47% 5% 5% 550
Minnesota 40% 55% 1% 4% 284
Mississippi 45% 48% 5% 3% 234
Missouri 48% 46% 3% 3% 373
Montana 60% 34% 3% 2% 159
Nebraska 47% 46% 2% 5% 177
Nevada 51% 39% 3% 7% 153
New Hampshire 38% 58% 3% 1% 119
New Jersey 34% 59% 2% 5% 458
New Mexico 44% 49% 3% 5% 162
New York 33% 60% 2% 5% 949
North Carolina 41% 50% 3% 5% 658
North Dakota 50% 40% 2% 8% 184
Ohio 48% 46% 3% 3% 680
Oklahoma 38% 55% 2% 4% 267
Oregon 45% 49% 3% 3% 180
Pennsylvania 45% 50% 3% 2% 777
Rhode Island 39% 58% < 1% 4% 148
South Carolina 48% 47% 2% 3% 340
South Dakota 47% 52% < 1% 1% 174
Tennessee 48% 46% 2% 4% 471
Texas 40% 54% 3% 3% 1,619
Utah 50% 40% 8% 2% 197
Virginia 45% 51% 2% 1% 504
Washington 36% 57% 4% 3% 325
West Virginia 58% 35% 4% 3% 200
Wisconsin 41% 54% 2% 3% 293
Wyoming 66% 29% 3% 2% 173

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