Cutting Back on Federal Mandates, homework help

I need a 5 page double-space paper on the following topic: Choose a recent federal or judicial mandate from the federal level and explain how it impacts the State of Virginia. How has Virginia responded?. Who has the authority within the state to decide? Was the mandate funded? Unfunded? Your sources can be government and state websites for this assignment but you should also see what scholarly literature addresses the issue broadly. Paper needs to be APA citation with at least four scholarly resources.