Views about size of government 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 size of government

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who would rather have…

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Alabama 43% 51% 2% 4% 237
Alaska 40% 54% 2% 3% 165
Arizona 47% 48% 3% 2% 355
Arkansas 40% 53% 2% 5% 158
California 36% 56% 4% 4% 2,208
Colorado 35% 56% 6% 3% 282
Connecticut 46% 48% 4% 2% 259
Delaware 40% 51% 4% 4% 184
District of Columbia 19% 74% 4% 3% 226
Florida 37% 54% 4% 5% 1,147
Georgia 44% 49% 4% 4% 539
Hawaii 45% 47% 4% 4% 208
Idaho 49% 43% 4% 4% 172
Illinois 43% 50% 3% 3% 772
Indiana 46% 46% 5% 4% 339
Iowa 41% 52% 3% 4% 189
Kansas 54% 36% 2% 7% 150
Kentucky 46% 46% 4% 3% 198
Louisiana 48% 46% 2% 4% 227
Maine 51% 43% 3% 3% 185
Maryland 39% 55% 2% 4% 415
Massachusetts 38% 54% 4% 4% 466
Michigan 46% 47% 3% 4% 547
Minnesota 47% 46% 4% 3% 342
Mississippi 46% 48% 1% 4% 147
Missouri 50% 42% 3% 6% 337
Montana 39% 50% 4% 7% 130
Nebraska 56% 41% 2% 1% 155
Nevada 45% 49% 5% 1% 162
New Hampshire 56% 38% 2% 4% 207
New Jersey 40% 53% 3% 4% 551
New Mexico 33% 60% 4% 3% 169
New York 35% 58% 3% 4% 1,273
North Carolina 42% 51% 3% 4% 569
North Dakota 57% 37% 3% 3% 160
Ohio 48% 42% 4% 6% 602
Oklahoma 55% 43% 2% 1% 192
Oregon 44% 49% 1% 6% 247
Pennsylvania 47% 46% 3% 3% 776
Rhode Island 38% 50% 4% 8% 203
South Carolina 46% 48% 3% 3% 265
South Dakota 57% 36% 4% 3% 152
Tennessee 47% 47% 2% 4% 318
Texas 39% 53% 4% 4% 1,405
Utah 52% 39% 4% 5% 159
Vermont 40% 50% 5% 4% 213
Virginia 42% 51% 4% 3% 511
Washington 44% 48% 4% 3% 470
West Virginia 43% 43% 8% 7% 130
Wisconsin 49% 46% 2% 2% 344
Wyoming 54% 35% 1% 10% 111

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