State utility regulators are considering the possibility of imposing a new moratorium on utility disconnects during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The Kansas Corporation Commission on Tuesday directed its staff to explore the possibility of stopping utility companies from cutting off service at a time when COVID-19 cases are on the rise and there is an increasing number of jobless claims.
The KCC directed its staff to file a report and recommend whether a new order stopping service cutoffs should be issued. The new report is due Jan. 8.
"I think there is clearly an argument out there that . . .