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$20 million in loan relief OK’d for wholesale gas customers

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The Kansas Legislature on Friday approved $20 million in loan relief for customers of wholesale natural gas suppliers, who were hit with skyrocketing utility...

Legislature passes infrastructure protest bill

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The Legislature late Tuesday approved a bill that's intended to protect critical infrastructure from destructive protests but was criticized as an attempt to shut...

House passes infrastructure protest bill

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The Kansas House on Tuesday approved a bill that's intended to protect critical infrastructure but criticized as chilling free speech. The chamber voted to 82-42...

Heavy power users seek relief for electric rates

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The lawyer for a coalition of heavy power users in Kansas is asking lawmakers to take steps to ensure the state has regionally competitive...

Legislature passes bill barring natural gas bans

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A bill banning Kansas cities and counties from restricting public access to natural gas has won the approval of the Kansas Legislature. The Kansas House...

Lawmaker seeks details about wind turbine waste

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The wind industry dodged another effort Thursday by a Kansas lawmaker who wanted to impose new regulations on wind turbines, a source of controversy...

Bill creating energy task force dies for 2021

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A bill creating a task force charged with developing a new state energy plan has been set aside for this legislative session. The bill, which...

Wind turbine debate reemerging in Senate

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A debate over wind turbines is about to reemerge in Kansas with new legislation that critics say could severely restrict — if not kill...

UPDATED: Emergency legislation for city-owned utilities passes

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(Updated to reflect passage of the bill) The Kansas Legislature took less than a day Wednesday to pass legislation softening the financial blow that municipal-owned...

Emergency legislation tackles soaring utility prices

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Municipal-owned utilities are getting behind new emergency legislation introduced Monday that would give them relief from soaring gas and electric prices during the recent...