Gibbons appoints lawyer to PUC

(AP) - Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons has appointed Alaina Burtenshaw to a four-year term on the state Public Utilities Commission.

Gibbons made the announcement in a statement released Thursday.

It says Burtenshaw is a lawyer, and currently serves as legal counsel for regulatory operations staff to the three-member regulatory panel.

She replaces Commis-

sioner Jo Anne Kelly.

Gibbons says Burtenshaw has worked for the commission since 1992, after working for a law firm in Las Vegas.

Burtenshaw lives in Pahrump.


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