Views about size of government among adults in the Midwest by views about environmental protection (2014) Switch to: Views about environmental regulation among adults in the Midwest by views about size of government

% of adults in the Midwest who would rather have…

Views about environmental regulationSmaller government; fewer servicesBigger government; more servicesDependsDon't knowSample size
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy73%24%1%2%2,966
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost47%46%3%4%4,089
Neither/both equally60%19%8%13%204
Don't know44%27%11%19%232
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