Mississippians Divided on How to Spend Katrina Aid

There's a debate in Mississippi over how to spend hundreds of millions of dollars in federal money granted after Hurricane Katrina. Advocates for low-income people claim Mississippi is not providing enough of the funds to its poorest residents. They point to one example in which the state wants to divert money from homeowner aid to an economic development project.

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