The State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2003
Local elected officials often complain that the Commonwealth imposes costly mandates on the cities and counties of the region. How many mandates are there and what are their costs? The answer to both is, more than most people think.
Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University, "Part 7: The Impact of State Mandates on Hampton Roads" (2003). State of the Region Reports: Hampton Roads. 135.