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May 1, 2014 12:00 AM

Jeff Glendening: Eliminate the RPS mandate

Every time you flip on a light switch, Topeka makes sure it costs more than it should. It’s been this way since 2009, when the Legislature and Gov. Mark Parkinson forced the state’s utility companies to obtain 20 percent of their electricity from renewable sources by the end of the decade. They called this mandate the renewable portfolio standard.

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