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WORKFORCE. The National Retail Federation, which represents the retail industry, hired Ulman Public Policy & Federal Relations to work on general workforce-related issues. Jennifer Ortega, former staff assistant to ex-Rep. Todd RokitaTheodore (Todd) Edward RokitaIndiana attorney general loses reelection bid after groping allegations Bottom Line Lobbying world MORE (R-Ind.), and Kathryn Branson, former legislative assistant to ex-Rep. Lou BarlettaLouis (Lou) James BarlettaBottom Line Ex-GOP congressman to lead group to protect Italian products from tariffs Head of Pennsylvania GOP resigns over alleged explicit texts MORE (R-Pa.), will work on the account.

HEALTH CARE. Corona Pathology, a California-based pathology laboratory, hired Becker & Poliakoff to work on pathology and laboratory services issues. Omar Franco, former aide to Rep. Mario Diaz-BalartMario Rafael Diaz-Balart'Trump show' convention sparks little interest on K Street Rep. Dan Meuser tests positive for COVID-19 Watchdog calls for probe into Gohmert 'disregarding public health guidance' on COVID-19 MORE (R-Fla.), will work on the account.

Disability Benefits Deadline Initiative, which advocates for Social Security disability claims payments, hired K&L Gates to work on issues related to prompt payments of Social Security disability claims. Tim Peckinpaugh, former professional staff aide on the House Science Committee, is among those working on the account.

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TECHNOLOGY. Advocacy organization 5G Action Now hired BGR Government Affairs for support on its work to establish the United States as the worldwide leader in 5G. Erskine Wells, former deputy chief of staff to Sen. Roger WickerRoger Frederick WickerHillicon Valley: DOJ indicts Chinese, Malaysian hackers accused of targeting over 100 organizations | GOP senators raise concerns over Oracle-TikTok deal | QAnon awareness jumps in new poll Shakespeare Theatre Company goes virtual for 'Will on the Hill...or Won't They?' Republican Senators raise concerns over Oracle-TikTok deal MORE (R-Miss.), will work on the account.

APPROPRIATIONS. Monster Worldwide Inc. an online employment solutions company, hired Holland & Knight to work on appropriations issues. Former Rep. Tom Davis (R-Va.) will work on the account.

ENERGY. Pine Gate Renewables, a utility-scale solar energy developer, hired Lot Sixteen to work on implementation of statutes related to the electric sector, climate change policy and other issues. Colin Hayes, former staff director on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and Joseph Eaves, former legislative director to Rep. Paul TonkoPaul David TonkoClark rolls out endorsements in assistant Speaker race OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Supreme Court upholds permit for B pipeline under Appalachian Trail | Report finds NOAA 'Sharpiegate' statement 'not based on science' but political influence | EPA faces suit over plan to release genetically engineered mosquito Report finds NOAA 'sharpiegate' statement 'not based on science' but political influence MORE (D-N.Y.), will work on the account.