Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 67% 24% 6% 2% 233
Alaska 62% 33% 1% 3% 129
Arizona 70% 27% 3% < 1% 265
Arkansas 59% 37% 1% 3% 141
California 57% 39% 2% 2% 1,268
Colorado 67% 29% 2% 1% 194
Connecticut 60% 37% 2% 1% 105
Florida 63% 33% 3% 1% 768
Georgia 63% 34% 2% 2% 383
Idaho 69% 24% 5% 2% 141
Illinois 61% 35% 3% 1% 485
Indiana 74% 20% 4% 2% 282
Iowa 68% 28% 4% < 1% 123
Kansas 59% 36% 4% < 1% 136
Kentucky 58% 32% 7% 3% 210
Louisiana 59% 36% 1% 4% 211
Maine 69% 23% 5% 3% 101
Maryland 68% 28% 2% 2% 199
Massachusetts 66% 30% 4% 1% 197
Michigan 58% 40% 2% < 1% 348
Minnesota 71% 25% 3% 1% 192
Mississippi 66% 30% 2% 2% 140
Missouri 61% 36% 2% 1% 275
Montana 73% 23% 1% 3% 171
Nebraska 69% 28% 3% < 1% 133
Nevada 60% 37% 3% < 1% 133
New Jersey 52% 44% 1% 3% 283
New Mexico 69% 26% < 1% 5% 121
New York 55% 39% 4% 1% 586
North Carolina 62% 35% 2% 1% 387
North Dakota 74% 21% 4% < 1% 156
Ohio 61% 35% 3% 1% 464
Oklahoma 61% 34% 1% 4% 170
Oregon 65% 28% 5% 1% 148
Pennsylvania 64% 31% 3% 1% 532
South Carolina 53% 40% 5% 2% 205
South Dakota 67% 29% 2% 1% 146
Tennessee 63% 33% 3% 2% 299
Texas 60% 35% 3% 3% 982
Utah 70% 28% 2% < 1% 132
Virginia 67% 29% 3% 1% 329
Washington 63% 34% 2% 1% 207
West Virginia 62% 34% 3% 1% 158
Wisconsin 68% 25% 3% 3% 226
Wyoming 78% 19% 2% 1% 177

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