KCC considers new moratorium on utility disconnects


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 . . .


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