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U.S. Convenience Retailing Industry Unites to Combat Trafficking

For Immediate Release January 7, 2018     U.S. Convenience Retailing Industry Unites to Combat Trafficking   ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Three leading convenience retailing media groups, Convenience Store Decisions, Convenience Store News and CSP, have teamed up with NACS to help combat human trafficking during Human Trafficking Awareness Month.   Together, the groups will help …

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Our team at Capitol Partners is excited and looking forward to 2019, as we are uniquely positioned to make an impact for our friends, clients, and the great citizens across Nevada.  We know that this next year has already made history for Nevada, with a supermajority of women in the Legislature and …

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Nevada Marketer Paul Anderson is Appointed to Sparks City Council

Nevada Petroleum Marketer Paul Anderson, of Pilot Thomas Logistics, was appointed today to the Sparks City Council. Paul was selected by newly elected Mayor Ron Smith to fill Mayor Smith’s unexpired term as the Ward 3 councilman. As manager of the Pilot Thomas Logistics government and overseas national contracts, Paul is based in Sparks, Nevada. …

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80th Legislative Session Committee Assignments

Senate Committee Assignments:   Commerce and Labor Pat Spearman [Dem] (Chair), Kelvin Atkinson [Dem] (Vice Chair) Nicole Cannizzaro [Dem], James Ohrenschall [Dem], Chris Brooks [Dem], Joe Hardy [Rep], James Settelmeyer [Rep], Heidi Gansert [Rep] Breakdown: 5 Dem – 3 Rep   Education Mo Denis [Dem] (Chair), Joyce Woodhouse [Dem] (Vice Chair) Pat Spearman [Dem], Marilyn …

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Oregon U.S. Representative to Propose VMT Pilot Program

Incoming House Transportation Committee Chairman Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) said on Dec. 5 that he plans to propose a National Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) pilot program. Congressman DeFazio’s home state of Oregon became the first state to establish a voluntary per-mile vehicle tax as an alternative method for infrastructure funding. Since the program’s launch in …

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Jerry Herbst of the Terrible Herbsts dies at age 80

Capitol Partners regrets to inform our friends and clients that Jerry Herbst passed away yesterday at age 80. “Jerry was a pioneer in petroleum marketing in Nevada for more than 60 years, having created the Terrible brand throughout Nevada,” said Jeremy Bautista, president of the Nevada Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association. Jerry was much …

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80th Legislative Session Committee Chairs and Leadership

Below you will find a list of the leadership of both the Democrats and Republicans in the 80th session of the Nevada State Legislature. This pertains to the Nevada Petroleum Marketers, as it is necessary to know the people that make decisions that affect the industry. While most of the committee chairs and partisan leadership …

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