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Biography for Jimm Phillips

Jimm Phillips, Associate Editor, covers telecommunications policymaking in Congress for Communications Daily. He joined Warren Communications News in 2012 after stints at the Washington Post and the American Independent News Network. Phillips is a Maryland native who graduated from American University. You can follow him on Twitter: @jimmphillipsdc.

Recent Articles by Jimm Phillips

Pelosi Calls Facebook Behavior 'Shameful,' Says Infrastructure Bill Coming Soon

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., blasted Facebook during a Thursday news conference, calling the company’s behavior “shameful” and claiming the company acted in an “irresponsible” manner. Pelosi announced House Democrats “will be rolling out” a new infrastructure legislative package…Subscribe to Read >>

House Communications Sees Support for Some Media Diversity Legislation

House Communications Subcommittee Chairman Mike Doyle, D-Pa., is eyeing a markup after the Martin Luther King Jr. Day recess of the Expanding Broadcast Ownership Opportunities Act (HR-3957) and potentially three other bills aimed at increasing media diversity. The…Subscribe to Read >>

House Communications Leaders Eye Path Forward on Media Ownership Diversity

House Communications Subcommittee members told us they are figuring out their path forward on media policy legislation, before a Wednesday hearing on bills aimed at improving media ownership diversity (see 2001090048). Senate Commerce Committee leaders are also seeking…Subscribe to Read >>

Lawmakers Resume Talks on Telecom Supply Chain Security Legislation

Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and other lawmakers are restarting talks to advance legislation to provide funding to help U.S. communications providers remove from their networks Chinese equipment determined to threaten national security. December's bid to advance…Subscribe to Read >>

Little 2020 Progress Seen for Post-STELA Media Policymaking, Despite Lawmakers' Interest

Leaders of the House and Senate Commerce committees remain interested in continuing to pursue a broad media policy legislative revamp in 2020, after negotiations on Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act reauthorization language resulted in a skinny renewal measure…Subscribe to Read >>