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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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Alaska 23% 76% 1% < 1% 117
Arizona 27% 71% 1% 1% 225
California 27% 70% 2% 2% 1,615
Colorado 23% 73% 1% 2% 199
Connecticut 20% 76% < 1% 4% 174
Delaware 23% 70% 3% 4% 111
District of Columbia 18% 81% 1% < 1% 140
Florida 29% 68% 2% 2% 678
Georgia 26% 72% 2% < 1% 256
Hawaii 22% 72% 1% 5% 135
Illinois 28% 69% 1% 1% 488
Indiana 29% 67% 2% 2% 183
Iowa 24% 74% 2% < 1% 103
Kentucky 31% 65% 2% 2% 107
Louisiana 35% 62% 1% 1% 116
Maine 26% 69% 2% 2% 150
Maryland 22% 74% 1% 3% 254
Massachusetts 22% 73% 1% 3% 356
Michigan 29% 68% 1% 1% 319
Minnesota 17% 80% 3% 1% 190
Missouri 35% 63% 2% 1% 189
Montana 40% 58% 1% 1% 120
Nevada 33% 64% 3% < 1% 124
New Hampshire 20% 79% 1% < 1% 147
New Jersey 24% 73% 2% 2% 342
New Mexico 21% 75% 3% 2% 111
New York 23% 73% 1% 3% 783
North Carolina 26% 72% 1% < 1% 283
Ohio 31% 67% 1% < 1% 302
Oregon 21% 73% 2% 4% 181
Pennsylvania 28% 70% 1% 1% 449
Rhode Island 14% 74% 5% 7% 122
South Carolina 31% 65% 4% 1% 118
Tennessee 32% 68% < 1% < 1% 122
Texas 31% 66% 2% 1% 679
Vermont 16% 83% < 1% 1% 181
Virginia 20% 77% 2% 2% 285
Washington 18% 79% 2% 1% 303
Wisconsin 25% 74% 1% < 1% 206

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