UPDATED: House approves compromise on electric rates

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(Updated to reflect final House passage)

The Kansas House on Thursday approved a compromise bill that takes a step toward lowering electric rates and settles a dispute over a fee that Evergy levies to recover the cost of constructing electric transmission facilities.

The House voted 120-1 to approve a bill that provides more state oversight over how Evergy recoups expenses from a transmission delivery charge that's imposed on consumers when it undertakes new . . .


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