Commerce seeks new incentive for $4 billion project


Gov. Laura Kelly's administration is seeking a new type of development incentive to help win a recruiting battle for a $4 billion manufacturing project that would create a projected 4,000 jobs.

Deputy Commerce Secretary Paul Hughes revealed the project Wednesday morning when testifying on behalf of a bill that would create a special tax incentive for economic development projects with at least a $1 billion investment.

Kansas is one of two finalists for the project out of 69 sites considered. Commerce officials are urging the . . .


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