Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who say government aid to the poor…

State Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 40% 55% 3% 1% 237
Alaska 31% 60% 8% 2% 165
Arizona 37% 57% 4% 2% 355
Arkansas 38% 58% 3% 2% 158
California 28% 67% 4% 2% 2,208
Colorado 30% 64% 4% 2% 282
Connecticut 32% 63% 4% 1% 259
Delaware 33% 59% 5% 3% 184
District of Columbia 14% 81% 4% 1% 226
Florida 35% 60% 4% 1% 1,147
Georgia 36% 57% 5% 2% 539
Hawaii 42% 53% 4% 1% 208
Idaho 32% 62% 6% < 1% 172
Illinois 31% 65% 3% 2% 772
Indiana 42% 52% 4% 1% 339
Iowa 30% 66% 3% < 1% 189
Kansas 39% 55% 5% 1% 150
Kentucky 38% 51% 9% 1% 198
Louisiana 42% 52% 4% 2% 227
Maine 28% 68% 3% 2% 185
Maryland 27% 68% 4% 1% 415
Massachusetts 26% 72% 2% 1% 466
Michigan 37% 60% 3% 1% 547
Minnesota 27% 69% 4% < 1% 342
Mississippi 41% 53% 4% 2% 147
Missouri 38% 56% 4% 2% 337
Montana 29% 71% < 1% 1% 130
Nebraska 46% 52% 1% 1% 155
Nevada 34% 62% 3% 1% 162
New Hampshire 30% 64% 2% 4% 207
New Jersey 33% 62% 3% 2% 551
New Mexico 27% 70% 2% 2% 169
New York 31% 64% 4% 1% 1,273
North Carolina 33% 62% 3% 1% 569
North Dakota 41% 54% 3% 2% 160
Ohio 38% 57% 3% 2% 602
Oklahoma 41% 56% 1% 2% 192
Oregon 21% 75% 3% < 1% 247
Pennsylvania 38% 57% 3% 2% 776
Rhode Island 29% 65% 2% 4% 203
South Carolina 33% 59% 5% 2% 265
South Dakota 40% 59% 1% 1% 152
Tennessee 35% 61% 2% 2% 318
Texas 39% 55% 4% 2% 1,405
Utah 38% 61% 1% 1% 159
Vermont 22% 74% 2% 2% 213
Virginia 37% 56% 4% 3% 511
Washington 30% 66% 3% 1% 470
West Virginia 29% 64% 6% 1% 130
Wisconsin 37% 60% 2% 1% 344
Wyoming 41% 50% 7% 2% 111

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