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September 23, 2014

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Sam Thompson, a member of the state Public Utilities Commission, makes a point during a meeting on June 24 as commissioner Rebecca Wagner listens. In explaining a NV Energy rate hike order, Thompson later said staggering the increases and factoring in lower natural gas prices would minimize the effect of the hike on ratepayers.

Tiffany Brown

Sam Thompson, a member of the state Public Utilities Commission, makes a point during a meeting on June 24 as commissioner Rebecca Wagner listens. In explaining a NV Energy rate hike order, Thompson later said staggering the increases and factoring in lower natural gas prices would minimize the effect of the hike on ratepayers.