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TOURISM. The US Travel Association, the trade group for the travel industry, hired Atlas Crossing to work on educating Congress and the administration on the industry. Sean Joyce, former chief of staff to Rep. Patrick McHenryPatrick Timothy McHenryBottom line Top GOP post on Oversight draws stiff competition Lawmakers shame ex-Wells Fargo directors for failing to reboot bank MORE (R-N.C.), will work on the account.

 

TRADE. Cosmetics company L’Oreal USA hired Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld to work on issues related to Section 301 tariffs on France. Justin McCarthy, former special assistant to the president for legislative affairs during the George W. Bush administration, will work on the account.

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Home improvement retailer Lowe’s Companies hired Crowell & Moring LLP to work on Section 301 tariff exclusions. Scott Douglas, former finance director and political staff member to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellCoronavirus pushes GOP's Biden-Burisma probe to back burner Struggling states warn coronavirus stimulus falls short Hillicon Valley: Apple rolls out coronavirus screening app, website | Pompeo urged to crack down on coronavirus misinformation from China | Senators push FTC on price gouging | Instacart workers threaten strike MORE (R-Ky.), and Jerrica Mathis, former Congressional Black Caucus Foundation health policy fellow, will work on the account.

 

HEALTH. The National Council for Behavioral Health, which advocates for access to mental health and substance abuse services, hired LJ Strategies to work on funding for mental health first aid in the 2021 appropriations bills. Former Rep. Lynn JenkinsLynn Haag JenkinsBottom line Former GOP Rep. Costello launches lobbying shop Kansas Republican dropping Senate bid to challenge GOP rep MORE (R-Kan.) will work on the account along with her former chief of staff, Pat Leopold.

 

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TECHNOLOGY. Amazon Web Services, the cloud computing company, hired American Defense International Inc. to work on issues related to cloud computing for the Department of Defense and intelligence community. Josh Martin, former chief of staff to Rep. Mac ThornberryWilliam (Mac) McClellan ThornberryCongressionally created commission recommends requiring that women register for draft Bottom line Former White House physician heading to runoff in Texas congressional race MORE (R-Texas), among others, will work on the account.

 

LABOR. The United States Capitol Police Labor Committee, a union, hired McAllister & Quinn to work on federal employee labor issues and appropriations issues. Andrew Quinn, former legislative aide to Rep. Steny HoyerSteny Hamilton HoyerDC argues it is shortchanged by coronavirus relief bill Lysol, disinfecting wipes and face masks mark coronavirus vote in House The Hill's 12:30 Report: House to vote on .2T stimulus after mad dash to Washington MORE (D-Md.), will work on the account.