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CORONAVIRUS RELIEF

Biopharmaceutical company Celdara Medical LLC hired APCO Worldwide LLC to work on issues related to pandemic preparedness efforts. Dan Scandling, former chief of staff to ex-Rep. Herbert Bateman (R-Va.), and William Pierce, former press secretary for then-Rep. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine), will work on the account.

The Queen's Health Systems Inc. hired Fidelis Government Relations to work on coronavirus-related issues and hospital loan forgiveness. Wayne King, former deputy chief of staff to then-Rep. Mark MeadowsMark Randall MeadowsSunday shows preview: Lawmakers prepare for SCOTUS confirmation hearings before election White House chief of staff knocks FBI director over testimony on election fraud Anxious Democrats amp up pressure for vote on COVID-19 aid MORE (R-N.C.), and Terry Allen, former chief of staff to ex-Rep. Steve Largent (R-Okla.), will work on the account.

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Clark Street Associates, on behalf of TydenBrooks, hired Williams & Jensen PLLC to work on COVID-19 food safety and supply chain issues. Former Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle (R-N.Y.) and James Burchfield, former senior policy adviser to Rep. Steve ChabotSteven (Steve) Joseph ChabotKate Schroder in Ohio among Democratic challengers squelching GOP hopes for the House Centrist Democrats 'strongly considering' discharge petition on GOP PPP bill Lawmakers call for expanded AI role in education, business to remain competitive MORE (R-Ohio), will work on the account.


TRANSPORTATION

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority hired Husch Blackwell Strategies LLC to work on transportation issues and to develop support for grants and other funding initiatives. Eric Lausten, former chief of staff to Rep. Daniel LipinskiDaniel William LipinskiFive things we learned from this year's primaries Hispanic Caucus campaign arm endorses slate of non-Hispanic candidates Bottom line MORE (D-Ill.) and Adam Sachs, former counsel for Democrats on the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, will work on the account.


TECHNOLOGY

DoorDash Inc. hired Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP to provide counsel on policy matters affecting independent workers, consumers and businesses. Hunter Bates, former chief of staff to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellHawley warns Schumer to steer clear of Catholic-based criticisms of Barrett Senate GOP set to vote on Trump's Supreme Court pick before election Harris slams Trump's Supreme Court pick as an attempt to 'destroy the Affordable Care Act' MORE (R-Ky.) and Arshi Siddiqui, former senior policy adviser and counsel to Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiPelosi: Trump Supreme Court pick 'threatens' Affordable Care Act Sunday shows preview: Lawmakers prepare for SCOTUS confirmation hearings before election Will Democrats attempt to pack the Supreme Court again? MORE (D-Calif.), will work on the account.

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HEALTH CARE 

HeartFlow Inc., hired Squire Patton Boggs to work on Medicare reimbursement for utilization of new technologies. Former Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.), and David Stewart, former policy director for ex-Speaker John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerLongtime House parliamentarian to step down Five things we learned from this year's primaries Bad blood between Pelosi, Meadows complicates coronavirus talks MORE (R-Ohio), will be among those working on the account.

Pharmaceutical manufacturer American Regent Inc. hired King & Spalding LLP for legislative advocacy related to domestic drug manufacturing. Scott Dziengelski, former aide for Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, will work on the account.