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HEALTH CARE

Pfizer Inc. hired TheGROUP LLC to lobby on health care policy and biopharmaceutical manufacturing. Sudafi Henry, former director of legislative affairs for then-Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenGOP eyes booting Democrats from seats if House flips Five House members meet with Taiwanese president despite Chinese objections Sunday shows preview: New COVID-19 variant emerges; supply chain issues and inflation persist MORE, will work on the account.

Pfizer Inc. hired Federal Health Policy Strategies to lobby on issues related to drug pricing. Dan Elling, former Republican staff director on the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, will work on the account.

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UnitedHealthcare Inc. hired TheGROUP LLC to lobby on issues related to Medicare and Medicaid. Kwabena ​Nsiah, former chief of staff to White House senior adviser and former Rep. Cedric RichmondCedric RichmondBuild Back Better is a 21st century New Deal Black Caucus eager to see BBB cross finish line in House CBC's pivotal role on infrastructure underscores caucus's growing stature MORE (D-La.), will work on the account.


DEFENSE

Shipbuilder Austal USA hired the S-3 Group to lobby on issues related to shipbuilding in the annual defense and homeland security appropriations bills. Jennifer ​Miller, former Republican staff director on the House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee, will work on the account.

​Palantir Technologies Inc. hired Fulcrum Public Affairs LLC to lobby on issues related to homeland security and immigration. Sasha ​Bernhard, former senior policy adviser to Rep. Suzan DelBeneSuzan Kay DelBeneWashington redistricting panel reaches late agreement on new lines House Democrats aim for Thursday vote on social spending package Lawmakers demand answers for detention of Iranian Americans at US-Canada border MORE (D-Wash.), will work on the account.

Electric aircraft manufacturer Empirical Systems Aerospace Inc. hired Van Heuvelen Strategies LLC to push for appropriations spending on electric and hybrid aircraft. Valerie ​West, former Republican professional staffer on the House Natural Resources Committee, will work on the account.


TAXES

The ​Taxpayer Protection Alliance hired Hobart Hallaway & Quayle Ventures LLC to lobby on tax issues related to individual retirement accounts. Former Reps. Ben Quayle (R-Ariz.) and Kevin YoderKevin Wayne YoderBottom line Bottom line Bottom line MORE (R-Kan.) will work on the account.