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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 MeadowsBoehner finally calls it as he sees it Stephen Miller launching group to challenge Democrats' policies through lawsuits A year with the coronavirus: How we got here 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 ChabotREAD: The Republicans who voted to challenge election results House Republicans who didn't sign onto the Texas lawsuit Top GOP lawmaker touts 'more flexible' PPP loans in bipartisan proposal 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 LipinskiHouse votes to condemn alleged hysterectomies on migrant women Five things we learned from this year's primaries Hispanic Caucus campaign arm endorses slate of non-Hispanic candidates 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 McConnellBiden to meet with 6 GOP senators next week GOP is consumed by Trump conspiracy theories The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Emergent BioSolutions - Upbeat jobs data, relaxed COVID-19 restrictions offer rosier US picture MORE (R-Ky.) and Arshi Siddiqui, former senior policy adviser and counsel to Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiBiden to meet with 6 GOP senators next week Five takeaways on a surprisingly poor jobs report On The Money: Weekly jobless claims fall to 498K, hitting new post-lockdown low | House to advance appropriations bills in June, July 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 BoehnerBudowsky: Liz Cheney vs. conservatives in name only House Republicans request hearing with Capitol Police Board for first time since 1945 Press: John Boehner: good author, bad leader 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.