Views about environmental regulation among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by views about environmental protection

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 who say…

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 55% 39% 4% 2% 116
Arizona 38% 62% < 1% < 1% 178
California 35% 61% 2% 1% 792
Colorado 42% 52% 2% 4% 125
Florida 32% 64% 3% 1% 470
Georgia 34% 64% 1% 1% 235
Illinois 34% 63% 2% 1% 348
Indiana 39% 60% < 1% 1% 165
Iowa 36% 60% 3% 1% 104
Kentucky 47% 50% 2% 1% 111
Louisiana 42% 51% 5% 2% 111
Maryland 29% 67% 1% 2% 171
Massachusetts 36% 61% < 1% 4% 166
Michigan 36% 56% 6% 1% 267
Minnesota 36% 58% 3% 4% 167
Missouri 44% 54% 1% 1% 147
Montana 52% 46% 2% < 1% 100
New Jersey 29% 68% 1% 2% 206
New York 23% 71% 2% 3% 488
North Carolina 35% 61% 2% 2% 272
North Dakota 39% 54% 2% 5% 102
Ohio 43% 53% 2% 2% 274
Oregon 40% 59% 1% 1% 105
Pennsylvania 38% 59% 2% 2% 301
South Carolina 45% 52% 2% 1% 127
Tennessee 50% 43% 6% 1% 157
Texas 35% 62% 2% 2% 595
Virginia 35% 63% 1% 1% 234
Washington 26% 70% 3% 1% 171
Wisconsin 33% 66% 1% < 1% 189

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