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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

Senate Republicans Expect Anti-Ligado Language to Remain

Two top Senate Republicans told us they expect language aimed at hindering Ligado’s L-band plan rollout to make it into a conference version of the FY 2021 National Defense Authorization Act currently under negotiation. What it will ultimately look like…Subscribe to Read >>

Hopes High Biden Will Shift Infrastructure Focus Toward Hill Deal

President-elect Joe Biden’s incoming administration is likely to boost prospects for a major infrastructure spending package, supporters of increased federal broadband spending told us. They welcome that change after hopes for progress were dashed during President Donald Trump’s administration. Lawmakers…Subscribe to Read >>

Senate Commerce Eyes Dec. Simington Vote; Sullivan Holds Out

Senate Commerce Committee GOP leaders are eyeing a vote to advance FCC nominee Nathan Simington to the full chamber amid likely uniform Democratic opposition and lingering uncertainties about whether there’s unanimous GOP support. FCC Republicans, meanwhile, sidestepped questions about whether…Subscribe to Read >>

House Commerce GOP Leader Candidates Eye Walden's Telecom Stances

The three Republicans vying to succeed House Commerce Committee ranking member Greg Walden of Oregon told us they intend to largely maintain his approach to telecom policymaking during the next Congress, which is expected to include more debate on net…Subscribe to Read >>

Incompas Officials Expect Aid Bill, FCC Net Neutrality Shift

Incompas CEO Chip Pickering is hopeful this Congress enacts FY 2021 funding and a COVID-19 aid bill, despite partisan rancor. Group officials told a Thursday webinar they’re monitoring whether the Senate confirms FCC nominee Nathan Simington, plus the impact of…Subscribe to Read >>