Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who say government aid to the poor…

Metro area Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Atlanta Metro Area 67% 29% 3% 1% 189
Boston Metro Area 65% 30% 5% < 1% 136
Chicago Metro Area 57% 40% 2% 1% 283
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 63% 30% 3% 4% 234
Detroit Metro Area 57% 40% 2% < 1% 126
Houston Metro Area 59% 38% 1% 2% 186
Los Angeles Metro Area 54% 42% 2% 2% 348
Miami Metro Area 52% 41% 6% 1% 160
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 73% 23% 4% < 1% 101
New York City Metro Area 54% 41% 2% 3% 506
Philadelphia Metro Area 51% 46% < 1% 2% 213
Phoenix Metro Area 74% 24% 2% < 1% 166
Pittsburgh Metro Area 67% 30% 3% < 1% 109
Providence Metro Area 63% 35% 2% < 1% 100
Riverside, CA Metro Area 58% 39% 3% < 1% 141
San Diego Metro Area 67% 31% 3% < 1% 127
San Francisco Metro Area 43% 51% 1% 5% 101
St. Louis Metro Area 64% 34% 2% < 1% 101
Tampa Metro Area 65% 33% 1% 1% 109
Washington, DC Metro Area 63% 32% 5% 1% 225

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