Views about size of government 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 size of government

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have…

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Alabama 70% 26% 2% 1% 233
Alaska 76% 21% 1% 2% 129
Arizona 77% 22% < 1% 1% 265
Arkansas 70% 28% < 1% 2% 141
California 58% 38% 2% 2% 1,268
Colorado 79% 17% 1% 3% 194
Connecticut 65% 33% < 1% 2% 105
Florida 63% 32% 2% 3% 768
Georgia 62% 34% 1% 2% 383
Idaho 83% 13% 3% 1% 141
Illinois 63% 33% 2% 2% 485
Indiana 71% 24% 2% 4% 282
Iowa 83% 17% < 1% < 1% 123
Kansas 79% 18% 2% 1% 136
Kentucky 64% 32% 2% 2% 210
Louisiana 60% 36% 1% 3% 211
Maine 79% 15% 2% 4% 101
Maryland 67% 27% < 1% 6% 199
Massachusetts 66% 31% 1% 2% 197
Michigan 72% 25% 2% 1% 348
Minnesota 78% 18% < 1% 4% 192
Mississippi 65% 32% 1% 2% 140
Missouri 74% 24% 1% 1% 275
Montana 86% 12% < 1% 2% 171
Nebraska 81% 17% 1% 2% 133
Nevada 72% 24% 3% 1% 133
New Jersey 54% 43% 2% 1% 283
New Mexico 65% 31% 1% 3% 121
New York 56% 42% 1% 1% 586
North Carolina 67% 29% 2% 3% 387
North Dakota 80% 18% < 1% 1% 156
Ohio 72% 25% 1% 2% 464
Oklahoma 68% 24% 3% 5% 170
Oregon 72% 23% 2% 3% 148
Pennsylvania 70% 26% 1% 4% 532
South Carolina 65% 30% 1% 5% 205
South Dakota 82% 15% 2% 1% 146
Tennessee 70% 25% 1% 4% 299
Texas 62% 35% 2% 1% 982
Utah 81% 17% 1% 1% 132
Virginia 76% 22% < 1% 2% 329
Washington 74% 23% < 1% 2% 207
West Virginia 69% 24% 2% 5% 158
Wisconsin 78% 19% 2% 1% 226
Wyoming 87% 9% 1% 4% 177

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