Senate panel moves KCC nominee forward; Republicans question timing


(Will be updated as warranted)

Former state Rep. Annie Kuether on Wednesday walked a narrow line on the major issues facing state utility regulators, not betraying her position on whether Evergy should be approved for a rate increase and how transmission lines should be sited.

The interim Senate confirmation committee recommended the confirmation of Kuether's appointment to the Kansas Corporation Commission.

It now goes to the full Senate next year, although her appointment takes effect immediately. She will replace Commissioner Susan Duffy.

The commission didn't act on the governor's reappointment of Andrew French to the KCC since . . .


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