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CORONAVIRUS RELIEF

Yelp Inc. hired Squire Patton Boggs to monitor issues related to tax policy in federal legislation addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. Patrick Kirby, legal extern in the Treasury Department Office of the Comptroller of the Currency under former President Obama, will work on the account.

Amazon.com Inc. hired East End Group LLC to work on regulatory and legislative issues related to employer-based testing for COVID-19. Andrew Hawkins, former chief of staff to Rep. Mike RogersMichael (Mike) Dennis RogersBottom line Officials warn Chinese hackers targeting groups developing coronavirus treatments Hillicon Valley: Amazon VP resigns in protest | Republicans eye university ties to China | Support rises for vote by mail MORE (R-Ala.), and Kelly Childress, former legislative assistant to Rep. John ShimkusJohn Mondy ShimkusBottom line Bottom Line Overnight Energy: Trump rolls back Obama-era fuel efficiency standards | Controversial Keystone XL construction to proceed | Pressure mounts to close national parks amid pandemic MORE (R-Ill.), will work on the account.

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Health care company One Call Corp. hired Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP to work on issues related to the COVID-19 relief packages and tele-medicine. Travis Norton, former counsel to Sen. Tim ScottTimothy (Tim) Eugene ScottMississippi mayor defends officers in George Floyd's death: 'If you can talk, you can breathe' The truth behind Biden's 'you ain't black' gaffe Senators ask DeVos to adjust FAFSA form due to the coronavirus pandemic MORE (R-S.C.), and Russ Sullivan, former staff director for Democrats on the Senate Finance Committee, will work on the account.

Pacers Sports & Entertainment hired Barnes & Thornburg LLP to work on COVID-19 stimulus and issues related to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. Brandt Hershman, former district director for ex-Rep. Steve Buyer (R-Ind.), will work on the account.

Commercial Space Coalition hired K&L Gates LLP to work on issues related to funding for new national space capabilities in COVID-19 response legislation. Ex-Rep. Jeff DenhamJeffrey (Jeff) John DenhamBottom line Lobbying world Harder advances in race to keep California House seat MORE (R-Calif.), among others, will work on the account.

Basic American Foods, which manufacturers dehydrated potatoes and beans, hired Foley & Lardner LLP to work on COVID-19 relief. Ex-Rep. Dennis Cardoza (D-Calif.) will work on the account.


TECHNOLOGY

Zoom Video Communications Inc. hired American Continental Group Inc. to work on issues relating to video conferencing and other communication and collaboration services. David Urban, a member of the Trump 2020 Advisory Committee and former chief of staff to ex-Sen. Arlen Specter (D-Pa.) before the senator switched parties, and Patrick Grant, former counsel for Democrats on the the Senate Banking Committee, will work on the account.

Instacart hired Harbinger Strategies to work on issues related to food delivery service, including food supply chains, employment classification and safety. Jonathan Slemrod, former associate director of legislative affairs in the Office of Management and Budget under President TrumpDonald John TrumpMichael Flynn transcripts reveal plenty except crime or collusion 50 people arrested in Minneapolis as hundreds more National Guard troops deployed Missouri state lawmaker sparks backlash by tweeting 'looters deserve to be shot' MORE, and John O’Neill, former tax counsel for Republicans on the Senate Finance Committee, will work on the account.