Senate approves $1 million electric rate study

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The Senate on Thursday approved a $1 million study of electric rates that's intended to probe why the state has the highest rates among its Midwestern neighbors.

The chamber voted 38-1 to send the House a compromise bill that calls for an independent study of Kansas electric rates, which are higher than those in surrounding states.

The study is estimated to cost about $1 million, although some lawmakers think it might be much more expensive. The utilities . . .


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