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HEALTH CARE

​Novavax Inc. hired Crowell & Moring LLP to lobby on issues related to vaccine policy. Jim Flood, former counsel to Senate Majority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerProgressive groups urge Schumer to prevent further cuts to T plan Collins says she supports legislation putting Roe v. Wade protections into law Biden should seek some ideological diversity MORE (D-N.Y.), will work on the account.

DEFENSE

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​Raytheon Technologies Corporation hired S-3 Group to lobby for preserving the current engine in the F-35 program. Michael Long, former director of member services for House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiCongress averts shutdown after vaccine mandate fight On The Money — Congress races to keep the lights on House sets up Senate shutdown showdown MORE (D-Calif.), will work on the account.

AGRICULTURE

​H-E-B Grocery Company LP hired Invariant LLC to lobby on agriculture, food industry and workplace issues. Anne ​MacMillan, former policy adviser to Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), will work on the account.

​Land O'Lakes, Inc. hired FGH Holdings to lobby on agriculture sustainability and rural broadband issues. Karla Thieman, former chief of staff to Agriculture Secretary Tom VilsackTom VilsackUSDA: Farm-to-school programs help schools serve healthier meals OVERNIGHT MONEY: House poised to pass debt-ceiling bill MORE, will work on the account.

TAX

Micron Technology hired Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld to lobby on corporate tax issues and investment tax credits to spur semiconductor manufacturing. Arshi ​Siddiqui, former senior policy adviser to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), will work on the account.

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The ​International Franchise Association hired Economic Policy Strategies to lobby on issues affecting the franchise sector. Jeffrey Ziarko, former Democratic senior economic policy adviser to the House Ways and Means Committee, will work on the account.

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Social Capital hired Invariant LLC to inform lawmakers on financial services regulation. Heather Podesta, former counsel to former Rep. Robert Matsui (D-Calif.), will work on the account.