Top legislative aide warns about cost of utility rate study

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Legislative leadership is moving ahead with a study of state electric rates, but a top adviser warned that the cost might be higher than anticipated.

The Legislative Coordinating Council, made up of top legislative leaders, agreed to seek proposals for the study that will examine why the state has the highest rates among its Midwestern neighbors. The request for proposals will be published Thursday.

The study, approved by the Legislature this session, will be broken down into two segments.

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