To generate more money for schools, Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning, an Overland Park Republican, proposes charging residential customers an extra $3 a month each on electric, gas and water, for an increase of $9 a month. He estimated that would help raise $150 million a year.
To generate more money for schools, Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning, an Overland Park Republican, proposes charging residential customers an extra $3 a month each on electric, gas and water, for an increase of $9 a month. He estimated that would help raise $150 million a year. File photo by John Sleezer jsleezer@kcstar.com
To generate more money for schools, Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning, an Overland Park Republican, proposes charging residential customers an extra $3 a month each on electric, gas and water, for an increase of $9 a month. He estimated that would help raise $150 million a year. File photo by John Sleezer jsleezer@kcstar.com

Top Republican senator wants charge on utility bills to pay for schools

April 28, 2017 05:48 PM