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CORONAVIRUS RELIEF

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. hired Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP to work on issues related to the cruise industry. Geoffrey Burr, former chief of staff to Transportation Secretary Elaine ChaoElaine ChaoDOJ declined to take up Chao ethics probe Parliamentarian strikes down Pelosi priority in aid package The Hill's Morning Report - Biden on COVID-19: Next year Americans will be 'better off' MORE, and Brian Wild, former senior adviser to ex-Speaker John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerThree ways James Kvaal can lead postsecondary education forward Boehner book jacket teases slams against Cruz, Trump Cruz hits back at Boehner for telling him to 'go f--- yourself' MORE (R-Ohio), will work on the account.

Cruise Lines International Association hired Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld LLP to work on policy related to tourism issues. Arshi Siddiqui, former senior policy adviser and counsel to Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiTrump White House associate tied to Proud Boys before riot via cell phone data Greene sounds off on GOP after Hill story 'Bloody Sunday' to be commemorated for first time without John Lewis MORE (D-Calif.), and Louis Agnello, former senior counsel for Democrats on the Joint Economic Committee, will work on the account.

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7-Eleven Inc. hired Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP to work on policy issues related to the convenience store industry and the federal response to COVID-19. Paul Howard, former legislative assistant to Sen. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsSenate rejects Sanders minimum wage hike Murkowski votes with Senate panel to advance Haaland nomination OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Interior reverses Trump policy that it says restricted science | Collins to back Haaland's Interior nomination | Republicans press Biden environment nominee on Obama-era policy MORE (R-Maine), among others, will work on the account.


TECHNOLOGY 

Autonomous vehicle company Cruise LLC hired Klein/Johnson Group to work on issues including privacy, electrification, infrastructure and cybersecurity. Israel Klein, former deputy staff director for Democrats on the Joint Economic Committee, and Matthew Johnson, former chief counsel for Sen. John CornynJohn CornynSenate holds longest vote in history as Democrats scramble to save relief bill Biden gets involved to help break Senate logjam Overnight Defense: Capitol Police may ask National Guard to stay | Biden's Pentagon policy nominee faces criticism | Naval Academy midshipmen moved to hotels MORE (R-Texas), will work on the account.

Zoom Video Communications Inc. hired Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas to work on issues relating to video conferencing and other communication and collaboration services. David Thomas, former chief of staff to Rep. Zoe LofgrenZoe Ellen LofgrenDemocratic lawmaker releases social media report on GOP members who voted to overturn election House-passed election bill takes aim at foreign interference Republicans call for hearing on Biden's handling of border surge MORE (D-Calif.); Bruce Mehlman, former policy director and general counsel for the House Republican Conference; and David Castagnetti, former chief of staff to ex-Sen. Max BaucusMax Sieben BaucusBottom line Bottom line Bottom line MORE (D-Mont.), among others, will work on the account.


HOUSING

Real Estate Exchange Inc. hired SHW Partners LLC to work on housing regulations and expanding affordable housing. Jason Miller, former senior adviser to President TrumpDonald TrumpBiden to sign executive order aimed at increasing voting access Albany Times Union editorial board calls for Cuomo's resignation Advocates warn restrictive voting bills could end Georgia's record turnout MORE’s 2016 campaign, will work on the account.