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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 53% 39% 2% 6% 270
Arizona 57% 40% 1% 3% 176
Arkansas 53% 42% 3% 2% 149
California 47% 46% 3% 4% 865
Colorado 53% 41% 2% 4% 124
Florida 52% 43% 1% 4% 580
Georgia 47% 48% 1% 3% 377
Idaho 66% 30% < 1% 4% 112
Illinois 52% 44% 1% 3% 386
Indiana 61% 35% 1% 2% 234
Iowa 47% 47% 5% 1% 122
Kansas 57% 33% 6% 5% 112
Kentucky 64% 30% 1% 5% 206
Louisiana 51% 43% 4% 2% 175
Maryland 46% 51% 1% 1% 164
Michigan 51% 40% 3% 6% 307
Minnesota 50% 42% 1% 7% 178
Mississippi 53% 41% 4% 2% 168
Missouri 55% 39% 3% 3% 231
Montana 81% 16% 2% 1% 107
Nebraska 52% 39% 2% 7% 107
New Jersey 51% 43% 2% 4% 194
New York 44% 49% 2% 4% 419
North Carolina 50% 43% 3% 4% 364
North Dakota 55% 38% 3% 3% 132
Ohio 58% 36% 4% 3% 375
Oklahoma 54% 42% 2% 2% 178
Oregon 58% 36% 4% 2% 109
Pennsylvania 56% 41% 1% 2% 401
South Carolina 53% 43% 1% 3% 206
South Dakota 65% 33% 1% 1% 104
Tennessee 52% 40% 3% 5% 350
Texas 48% 46% 2% 4% 962
Utah 55% 35% 9% 1% 126
Virginia 54% 40% 4% 2% 288
Washington 42% 49% 4% 4% 182
West Virginia 58% 34% 4% 3% 142
Wisconsin 56% 39% 3% 2% 188
Wyoming 75% 21% 3% 1% 126

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