The Citizens Utility Ratepayers Board, a consumer advocacy agency for utility customers, says the agreement recently reached on a Kansas Gas Service rate hike was a fair one.
David Springee, an attorney with CURB, says it's actually a significantly lower increase than the utility had requested.
"There are certain things, like the Kansas Gas Service asked for a 10.75 shareholder profit to be built into rates," says Springee.
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Gov. Brownback Stumps For Romney In Swing State Of Ohio
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback spent Tuesday on a five-city tour of northeastern Ohio stumping for the Republican presidential ticket of Mitt Romney and and Paul Ryan.
Brownback is a former U.S. senator. Ryan served on Brownback's U.S. Senate staff in the 1990s.