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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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Arizona 42% 54% 1% 3% 146
California 33% 61% 2% 4% 912
Colorado 37% 56% 1% 6% 135
Connecticut 36% 63% < 1% 1% 106
Florida 37% 56% 3% 4% 492
Georgia 37% 61% 2% < 1% 187
Illinois 34% 63% 2% 2% 326
Indiana 52% 46% 1% 1% 142
Maryland 31% 66% 2% 2% 164
Massachusetts 36% 62% 1% 1% 189
Michigan 36% 58% 2% 4% 247
Minnesota 32% 60% 4% 4% 153
Missouri 37% 59% 3% 1% 157
New Jersey 27% 67% 3% 3% 247
New York 28% 67% 3% 2% 541
North Carolina 33% 61% 3% 3% 205
Ohio 41% 54% 2% 2% 269
Pennsylvania 40% 57% 2% 1% 340
Tennessee 44% 53% 2% 1% 112
Texas 35% 61% 1% 3% 545
Virginia 28% 69% 2% < 1% 198
Washington 32% 62% 2% 4% 165
Wisconsin 45% 53% 1% < 1% 178

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