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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

Wicker Sees Senate Commerce STELA Deal Possible; Others Eye Alternatives

Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker, R-Miss., isn't foreclosing the possibility of a deal to advance Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act reauthorization legislation out of the committee at a coming markup session. Other Senate Commerce members told us…Subscribe to Read >>

House Communications Members Blast Pai on Wireless Location Data

House Communications Subcommittee members from both parties grilled FCC commissioners during a Thursday hearing on recent actions, including the commission's long-running investigation into wireless carriers' location tracking practices (see 1805240073), and what some deemed Chairman Ajit Pai's failure…Subscribe to Read >>

House Communications Hearing Expected to Mix FCC Criticisms, Praise on C-Band Plans

The House Communications Subcommittee's Thursday FCC oversight hearing is expected to include criticism of commission actions and a focus on telecom policy priorities like deciding how to allocate proceeds from a coming auction of the 3.7-4.2 GHz C band…Subscribe to Read >>

Pai Endorsement of T-Band Mandate Repeal Could Spur Hill Action

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s Monday push for Congress to repeal a provision of the 2012 spectrum law that mandates public safety move off the 470-512 MHz T band by 2021 could help spur lawmakers, particularly Republicans, to address the…Subscribe to Read >>

House Communications GOP Retirements Highlight Turnover Effects After 2020 Election

House Commerce Committee ranking member Greg Walden of Oregon is the most recent in a string of six Communications Subcommittee Republican members who say they won't seek re-election in 2020 (see 1910280020). At the least, just less than…Subscribe to Read >>