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Virginia's Millennials and the 2016 Election

Millennials, one of six living generations today, are the largest generational cohort in American history. Typically characterized as those born between 1980 and 1997, millennials reached an important milestone by the end of 2015: for the first time, all 80 million were of voting age..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.