Many state governments argue that making federal funds dependent on state cooperation with national goals is “federal blackmail.”  Discuss an example of this federal government practice and the reasons why the federal government resorts to using financial incentives (and disincentives) instead of simply passing laws requiring states to do what the federal government wants.

 The post should be no fewer than 15 sentences, be no more than 25 should contain one website research reference, with a citation at the end of the post.