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Dreamstime
January 19, 2018 - 11:06 am
The Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) is inviting the public to provide comments on the proposed merger of Kansas-based Westar Energy and Great Plains Energy (GPE), parent company of Kansas City Power & Light Company (KCP&L). If the application filed by the companies on August 25, 2017 is...
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Dreamstime
January 18, 2018 - 3:51 pm
The Kansas Corporation Commission is studying how recently enacted federal tax cuts could affect public utilities. The KCC on Thursday announced the general investigation and ordered utilities to track all savings from the tax cuts and to keep those funds in a separate interest-bearing account. The...
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Dreamstime
January 18, 2018 - 10:41 am
Declining numbers in a new monthly survey of bankers suggests the economy remains weak in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states. The overall economic index for the region dropped to 46.8 this month, compared with the December reading of 47.8. The November figure was 44.7. Survey organizers...
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