Three members of Kansas’ U.S. Congressional delegation say they are suspicious that Louisiana may be using federal funds to try to lure Hawker Beechcraft to their state, according to KansasReporter.org, which reports that U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts said that Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funds given to Louisiana to help with economic recovery after Hurricane Katrina in 2005 might be part of the incentive package to attract the airplane manufacturer to transfer the 6,000 jobs that are currently in Wichita and to build a plant down south.
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