Views about environmental regulation among liberals by state (2014) Switch to: State among liberals 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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Arizona 23% 74% 1% 3% 139
California 18% 79% 1% 3% 1,114
Colorado 20% 77% < 1% 4% 141
Connecticut 15% 84% 1% < 1% 109
District of Columbia 8% 91% < 1% 1% 123
Florida 24% 72% 1% 3% 476
Georgia 21% 74% 3% 3% 190
Illinois 21% 75% 2% 2% 352
Indiana 26% 71% 2% 1% 124
Maryland 12% 85% 1% 2% 188
Massachusetts 15% 79% 2% 4% 262
Michigan 17% 77% 1% 5% 247
Minnesota 15% 84% < 1% 1% 153
Missouri 32% 66% 1% 1% 141
New Jersey 16% 81% 1% 1% 227
New York 17% 80% 2% 2% 604
North Carolina 23% 73% 2% 2% 235
Ohio 25% 72% 1% 3% 222
Oregon 23% 74% 2% 1% 133
Pennsylvania 21% 78% 1% 1% 321
Tennessee 27% 68% < 1% 4% 122
Texas 29% 67% 2% 2% 502
Vermont 12% 85% < 1% 3% 120
Virginia 21% 75% 3% 1% 177
Washington 11% 85% 2% 3% 223
Wisconsin 14% 85% < 1% 1% 121

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