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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

Facebook Led Q3 Tech Lobbying as Huawei, CCIA Spent More

Facebook was the top lobbying spender from tech and telecom in Q3, supplanting Amazon, the leader in recent quarters (see 2107210049). NCTA and Comcast again rounded out the top four. Most major tech and telecom companies' lobbying spending rose in…Subscribe to Read >>

Nominee Locascio Eyes NIST Role in US Tech Strength

National Institute of Standards and Technology director nominee Laurie Locascio repeatedly emphasized the agency's role in maintaining U.S. competitiveness in communications and other emerging technologies against China and other adversaries during a Wednesday hearing, in part citing the Creating Helpful…Subscribe to Read >>

Democrats Won't Get All by Reconciliation: Schumer

Congressional leaders and telecom policy observers signaled Thursday they expect major cuts to a budget reconciliation package that Democrats have aimed to include connectivity money. Some believe any move to reduce the scope from the $3.5 trillion congressional Democrats envisioned…Subscribe to Read >>

GOP Unlikely to Aid, Hinder Growing Chances FCC Majority Flips, Thune Says

Republicans are unlikely at this point to actively aid or diminish the chances of a possible 2-1 GOP-dominated FCC (see 2110080046), with acting Chairman Geoffrey Starks at the helm, come January, Senate Majority Whip John Thune, R-S.D., said in an…Subscribe to Read >>

Lujan Sees Support for Bipartisan Telehealth 'Initiative'

A Thursday Senate Communications Subcommittee hearing showed there is bipartisan support for a “strong telehealth initiative” that the Commerce and Health committees could together advance to the Senate floor this year, said subpanel Chairman Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., in an…Subscribe to Read >>