LABOR. The Payroll Group, a trade association representing independent payroll and benefit service providers, recently hired GrayRobinson to work on real-time payments and legislation affecting payroll servicing, according to disclosures. Doyle Bartlett, former chief of staff to ex-Rep. Bill McCollum (R-Fla.), and Chris McCannell, former chief of staff to ex-Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.), among others, will work on the account.
HEALTH CARE. The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance hired Monument Advocacy to work on issues related to health care, cancer research, Medicare payment systems, treatment costs and care access for cancer patients. John Murray, former communications director for ex-Rep. Eric CantorEric Ivan CantorBottom line Virginia GOP candidates for governor gear up for convention Cantor: 'Level of craziness' in Washington has increased 'on both sides' MORE (R-Va.); Kimberly Ellis, former legislative director to Rep. Kevin BradyKevin Patrick BradyYellen confident of minimum global corporate tax passage in Congress 136 countries agree to deal on global minimum tax Rift widens between business groups and House GOP MORE (R-Texas); and John Mulligan, former chief of staff to Rep. Adam SmithDavid (Adam) Adam SmithFacebook's the latest example that we must rewrite laws on corporate harm Overnight Defense & National Security — US attempts to mend ties with France Pentagon requires COVID-19 vaccines for civilian employees by Nov. 22 MORE (D-Wash.), are among those who will work on the account.
Ascension, a health care system, hired McDermott+Consulting to work on issues relating to health care data management and privacy. Rodney Whitlock, former health policy director to Sen. Chuck GrassleyChuck GrassleyFill the Eastern District of Virginia On The Money — Progressives play hard ball on Biden budget plan Hillicon Valley — Presented by LookingGlass — Congress makes technology policy moves MORE (R-Iowa), will work on the account.
ANIMALS. Crissy Field Dog Group, a California-based nonprofit dedicated to promoting and advocating for responsible dog ownership, hired K&L Gates to work on issues related to dog walking management plans. Former Reps. James Walsh (R-N.Y.) and Jeff DenhamJeffrey (Jeff) John DenhamBottom line Bottom line Business groups breathe sigh of relief over prospect of divided government MORE (R-Calif.), among others, will work on the account.
MANUFACTURING. Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company hired A1.9 Strategies to work on Defense Department support for strategic development and nonmetal material solutions. Michael Higdon, former chief of staff to Rep. Hal RogersHarold (Hal) Dallas RogersSixth House GOP lawmaker issued K metal detector fine House passes spending bill to boost Capitol Police and Hill staffer pay Democrats repeal prohibition on funding abortions abroad MORE (R-Ky.), will work on the account.