Views about environmental regulation among women by state (2014) Switch to: State among women by views about environmental protection

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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 39% 51% 4% 6% 255
Alaska 36% 59% 3% 2% 158
Arizona 38% 55% 3% 4% 301
Arkansas 41% 54% 2% 3% 148
California 32% 60% 2% 5% 1,829
Colorado 31% 64% 1% 4% 221
Connecticut 29% 66% 1% 5% 187
Delaware 33% 61% 1% 6% 174
District of Columbia 23% 71% 3% 3% 157
Florida 34% 60% 2% 4% 969
Georgia 36% 58% 2% 3% 499
Hawaii 24% 70% < 1% 6% 151
Idaho 40% 57% < 1% 3% 165
Illinois 37% 58% 2% 2% 670
Indiana 40% 57% 2% 2% 324
Iowa 29% 65% 3% 3% 155
Kansas 36% 55% 3% 6% 136
Kentucky 45% 45% 4% 6% 229
Louisiana 40% 54% 2% 4% 234
Maine 27% 70% 2% 1% 167
Maryland 26% 69% 1% 3% 319
Massachusetts 28% 64% 2% 6% 356
Michigan 35% 55% 5% 5% 505
Minnesota 30% 64% 2% 4% 290
Mississippi 38% 52% 6% 4% 156
Missouri 42% 56% 1% 2% 318
Montana 48% 46% 4% 1% 138
Nebraska 33% 63% 1% 4% 158
Nevada 35% 56% 3% 6% 131
New Hampshire 28% 69% 2% 1% 161
New Jersey 28% 66% 2% 4% 460
New Mexico 33% 60% 4% 3% 159
New York 29% 65% 2% 4% 1,088
North Carolina 34% 58% 3% 6% 513
North Dakota 38% 52% 2% 7% 147
Ohio 38% 56% 2% 4% 599
Oklahoma 33% 59% 2% 5% 197
Oregon 40% 55% 1% 4% 212
Pennsylvania 33% 62% 2% 3% 733
Rhode Island 26% 69% 1% 4% 162
South Carolina 40% 55% 2% 3% 269
South Dakota 39% 59% 1% 1% 150
Tennessee 34% 58% 4% 4% 324
Texas 35% 57% 3% 4% 1,210
Utah 39% 54% 5% 2% 143
Vermont 30% 69% < 1% 1% 144
Virginia 35% 62% 1% 1% 417
Washington 27% 68% 3% 3% 370
West Virginia 45% 48% 3% 4% 159
Wisconsin 32% 63% 2% 4% 289
Wyoming 50% 41% 3% 5% 151

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