Election Season Turnabout: Kansas Rep. Sharice Davids Now Wants To Lay Pipe

Here's a peek at a publicity stunt from the incumbent that is being received well given that it's actually a pretty good idea.

The basics . . .

"Davids met Thursday with officials from local water utilities, the Environmental Protection Agency and Kansas Department of Health and Environment for an update on local efforts to inventory and replace lead service lines. And she visited the Olathe home of Jerry Land, a retired Teamster, where crews just replaced his lead service line."

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Kansas Congresswoman Sharice Davids touts federal funds for lead line replacement

The locations of lead service lines seem like the sort of thing someone would know, Congresswoman Sharice Davids said Thursday. But as cities and counties across the U.S. grew, water utilities didn't keep track of them all . Now, they're finally required to find them.