After the coal wars of the past legislative session ended with Holcomb plant opponents on top, the buzz was that the advocacy groups behind nearly $1 million in ads during that fight would insert themselves in specific election campaigns. But so far it’s quiet out there, and Harris News Service reports that most of the groups involved “say they’re not planning to spend additional dollars trying to influence the outcome of legislative races.” Sunflower Electric Power Corp.’s Steve Miller did say the company planned to contribute to some supportive candidates. And in general, he said, “we are going to continue to advance the cause of getting those power plants built.”
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