Views about environmental regulation among Catholics by state (2014) Switch to: State among Catholics by views about environmental protection

% of Catholics who say…

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 41% 51% 3% 5% 127
California 38% 56% 2% 5% 878
Connecticut 38% 57% < 1% 4% 120
Florida 39% 56% 2% 3% 428
Illinois 41% 55% 2% 2% 356
Indiana 50% 46% 2% 2% 123
Louisiana 47% 46% 4% 3% 130
Maryland 47% 48% 2% 3% 103
Massachusetts 42% 50% 2% 6% 238
Michigan 40% 54% 3% 3% 197
Minnesota 36% 57% 5% 2% 128
New Jersey 35% 58% 2% 5% 327
New York 37% 58% 2% 3% 635
Ohio 41% 55% 3% 1% 227
Pennsylvania 44% 52% 2% 2% 355
Rhode Island 35% 62% 1% 1% 146
Texas 40% 55% 1% 4% 540
Virginia 36% 61% 2% 1% 119
Washington 31% 62% 1% 5% 112
Wisconsin 38% 58% 1% 3% 153

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