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• FINANCIAL SERVICES. S&P Global hired BGR Government Affairs to work on issues related to financial services. Former Rep. Sean DuffySean DuffyCNN's Ana Navarro to host Biden roundtable on making 'Trump a one-term president' Bottom line McCarthy blasts Pelosi's comments on Trump's weight MORE (R-Wis.) and Joseph Lai, former special assistant to President TrumpDonald TrumpCIA chief threatened to resign over push to install Trump loyalist as deputy: report Azar in departure letter says Capitol riot threatens to 'tarnish' administration's accomplishments Justice Dept. argues Trump should get immunity from rape accuser's lawsuit MORE for legislative affairs, among others, will work on the account.

Partnership for Open Skies, a Washington, D.C.-based group that supports the U.S. Open Skies policy, also hired BGR to work on issues with Gulf carriers. Duffy, Lai and others will work on the account.

• HEALTH CARE. Flagler Health+, a health care facility based in Florida, hired Ballard Partners to work on the Medicaid payment rule. The firm’s founder, Brian Ballard, former chairman of Trump Victory, and Daniel McFaul, former chief of staff to Rep. Matt GaetzMatthew (Matt) GaetzThe Memo: Historic vote leaves Trump more isolated than ever Top Republican congressional aide resigns, rips GOP lawmakers who objected to Biden win House GOP leader tells members to quit spreading lies on riot, antifa MORE (R-Fla.), will work on the account.


• The county government of Okaloosa County, Fla., also hired Ballard Partners to work on federal funding and grant issues. Ballard and McFaul will also work on the account.

• EDUCATION. The Southeastern Conference hired Akin Gump to work on legislation regarding student-athletes. Hunter Bates, former chief of staff to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellPelosi mum on when House will send impeachment article to Senate Democratic senator: COVID-19 relief is priority over impeachment trial The Hill's Morning Report - Biden asks Congress to expand largest relief response in U.S. history MORE (R-Ky.), and Arshi Siddiqui, former senior policy adviser and counsel to Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiDemocrats point fingers on whether Capitol rioters had inside help Pelosi suggests criminal charges for any lawmaker who helped with Capitol riot Pelosi mum on when House will send impeachment article to Senate MORE (D-Calif.), among others, will work on the account.

• SMALL BUSINESS. Federal Supply Chain Management Organization, a coalition of federal supply chain management professionals, hired Atlas Advocacy to work on small business access to the federal supply chain. Patrick Cavanagh, former legislative director to Rep. Mike DoyleMichael (Mike) F. DoyleBiden's gain is Democratic baseball's loss with Cedric Richmond White House getting pushback on possible government-owned 5G network Hillicon Valley: DOJ accuses Russian hackers of targeting 2018 Olympics, French elections | Federal commission issues recommendations for securing critical tech against Chinese threats | House Democrats slam FCC over 'blatant attempt to help' Trump MORE (D-Pa.), and Matt Smith, former aide to ex-Sen. Dan Coates (R-Ind.), will work on the account.