Views about environmental regulation among independents and those who don't lean to either party by state (2014) Switch to: State among independents and those who don't lean to either party by views about environmental protection

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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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Arizona 30% 55% 7% 7% 119
California 32% 56% 4% 8% 638
Florida 37% 53% 3% 7% 336
Georgia 31% 60% 6% 3% 156
Illinois 39% 52% 3% 6% 234
Indiana 45% 53% 1% 1% 114
Massachusetts 42% 42% 3% 13% 103
Michigan 30% 52% 6% 11% 176
Missouri 46% 49% 2% 4% 105
New Jersey 28% 64% 3% 5% 145
New York 34% 56% 4% 7% 337
North Carolina 41% 51% 5% 4% 152
Ohio 34% 58% 4% 4% 175
Pennsylvania 40% 52% 5% 3% 179
Texas 34% 54% 4% 7% 476
Virginia 29% 65% 3% 2% 136
Washington 28% 59% 5% 8% 140

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