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Virginia Population Shifts - Localities Face Challenges as Growth Slows

In the decades after World War II, Virginia experienced rapid population growth driven by a number of factors, including the nationwide baby boom; the growth of the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area; and the southward migration of Americans after the end of segregation and the invention of air conditioning...MORE

Clean Power Plan

New EPA rules limit greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants. The Cooper Center is working to help Virginia craft an efficient policy for implementing these rules.

Richmond Times Dispatch quotes Bill Shobe on the new rules.

The Center for Economic and Policy Studies has reviewed some of the early estimates of the cost of complying with the Clean Power Plan. You will find them here.


Racial Dot Map

This new interactive map plots a dot for every person in the United States, color-coded by race and ethnicity.

Read more on the Demographics Research Group website.