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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

Sohn Agrees to Temporary Recusals Before Senate Commerce Vote

Democratic FCC nominee Gigi Sohn told the FCC Thursday she will, if confirmed, recuse herself during the first three years of her term “from any proceeding before the Commission where retransmission consent or television broadcast copyright is a material issue.&rdquo…Subscribe to Read >>

Senate Commerce Eyes Feb. 2 Vote on Sohn

Senate Commerce Committee officials are hoping they will be able to act next week on Democratic FCC nominee Gigi Sohn, after repeated delays in scheduling an advancement vote over the past two months. The committee is eyeing including Sohn and…Subscribe to Read >>

Biden Defends Handling of C-Band Spat Amid GOP Criticism

President Joe Biden defended Wednesday his administration’s role in addressing claimed aviation safety implications of commercial wireless operations on the C band amid pushback from FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr and top Republicans on the House Commerce and Transportation committees. AT&T…Subscribe to Read >>

Wicker to Seek Locast-Focused Hearing Seen Aimed at Sohn

Senate Commerce Committee ranking member Roger Wicker, R-Miss., was expected to have called as soon as Thursday night for the panel to hold a hearing on shuttered sports rebroadcaster Locast’s $32 million lawsuit settlement (see 2110280039), communications sector lobbyists and…Subscribe to Read >>

Senate, House Commerce GOP Prod on NTIA

Senate Commerce Committee ranking member Roger Wicker, R-Miss., pressed the FCC and NTIA Thursday to work on "improving the cooperation and collaboration between your agencies that is essential to spectrum management and the future of U.S. spectrum policy," including updating…Subscribe to Read >>