U.S. Rep. Sam Graves could throw significant sand into the gears of a new Kansas City International Airport if he decides to do so. The Republican from Missouri’s 6th District has long opposed a new single terminal at KCI, but Southwest Airlines — and evolving Republican views about public works projects — may lessen his opposition, columnist Dave Helling writes.
U.S. Rep. Sam Graves could throw significant sand into the gears of a new Kansas City International Airport if he decides to do so. The Republican from Missouri’s 6th District has long opposed a new single terminal at KCI, but Southwest Airlines — and evolving Republican views about public works projects — may lessen his opposition, columnist Dave Helling writes. File photo by KEITH MYERS kmeyers@kcstar.com
U.S. Rep. Sam Graves could throw significant sand into the gears of a new Kansas City International Airport if he decides to do so. The Republican from Missouri’s 6th District has long opposed a new single terminal at KCI, but Southwest Airlines — and evolving Republican views about public works projects — may lessen his opposition, columnist Dave Helling writes. File photo by KEITH MYERS kmeyers@kcstar.com

Dave Helling: U.S. Rep. Sam Graves’ opposition to new KCI terminal still on the tarmac

August 17, 2015 03:06 PM