Barbara Smith Campbell Joins The Ferraro Group

The Ferraro Group announced that veteran tax policy expert Barbara Smith Campbell will merge her firm, Consensus LLC.

Veteran tax policy expert to lead regulatory affairs for the regional firm The Ferraro Group, a public relations and public affairs firm with offices in Reno, Las Vegas, Carson City and Phoenix, announced that veteran tax policy expert Barbara Smith Campbell will merge her firm, Consensus LLC., with the regional communications company, effective immediately.  Campbell will … [Read more...]

Organ Donation on the Rise in Nevada

Nevada Donor Network (NDN) saw its second consecutive record-breaking year in "all apsects" of organ donation, according to a recent statement. NDN received donations from 104 organ donors, 373 tissue donors and 632 cornea donors - totaling a 96% increase compared to 2011. “These significant increases are a testament to the heroism of our courageous donors and their … [Read more...]

Award-winning PR pros join B&P Advertising, Media and Public Relations

B&P Advertising, Media and Public Relations has hired three senior-level public relations executives: James Stover, APR, Juliet V. Casey and Lenora Kaplan.

LAS VEGAS – B&P Advertising, Media and Public Relations has hired three senior-level public relations executives: James Stover, APR, Juliet V. Casey and Lenora Kaplan. “We’re proud to add James, Juliet and Lenora to our PR team,” B&P President Chuck Johnston said. “Together, they provide a unique mix of expertise, including decades of experience working with all … [Read more...]

PUCN Dismisses NV Energy Complaint in Creech Air Force Base Dispute

PAHRUMP, Nev. – Valley Electric Association Inc. (VEA), a member-owned electric cooperative serving more than 45,000 consumers in southwestern Nevada, achieved a significant victory, as the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) formally dismissed a complaint filed by NV Energy in response to VEA’s $36.6 million contract to purchase, maintain and operate the electric … [Read more...]

August 2013: Around the State

Nevdada business news - August 2013: Around the State

Clark County Implements 10-digit Dialing and Gets a New Area Code As of the third of this month, the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) of Nevada has implemented 10-digit dialing. Additionally, next year the PUC will roll out a new 725 area code for the county. According to the North American Numbering Plan Administration (NANPA), the 702 area code will be exhausted by the … [Read more...]

Flip a Switch, Turn on a Faucet: Nevada’s Utility Companies

Utilities in Nevada took a beating during the recession. Now the light at the end of the tunnel may be an indication that the economy is recovering.

Utilities in Nevada took a beating during the recession. Now the light at the end of the tunnel may be an indication that the economy is recovering. Utilities is a catchall phrase for services businesses and individuals use on a daily basis: water, power, natural gas. Most utilities are regulated by the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada, utility companies aren’t affected … [Read more...]