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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

House Antitrust Bows Anti-Big Tech Bills

House Antitrust Subcommittee members bowed five bills Friday to address alleged abuse of market power by Google, Facebook, Amazon and other major tech companies the subpanel identified in an October report (see 2010060062). Each measure had GOP lead co-sponsors.Subscribe to Read >>

FTC Nominee Khan to Get Monday Cloture Vote

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., set a Monday vote to invoke cloture on FTC nominee Lina Khan, setting up a likely final vote as soon as Tuesday. The House Commerce Committee, meanwhile, voted 30-22 Thursday to advance the Consumer…Subscribe to Read >>

Biden Revokes Trump Bans on TikTok

President Joe Biden revoked former President Donald Trump’s bans on U.S. transactions with major Chinese apps. Biden replaced them Wednesday with an executive order directing the Commerce Department to evaluate “transactions involving” apps “that may pose an undue risk of…Subscribe to Read >>

Senate Passes Anti-China Chips Bill

The Senate achieved the necessary "yes" votes to pass the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act Tuesday, as expected (see 2106040063). The vote was 68-31, with voting continuing, at approximately 6:25 p.m. EDT. S-1260, previously known as the Endless Frontier Act…Subscribe to Read >>

Talks Ongoing on NG-911 in Lift America Act

Public safety communications leaders haven’t reached agreement with the House Commerce Committee on changes to next-generation 911 language in panel Democrats’ Leading Infrastructure for Tomorrow’s (Lift) America Act infrastructure bill (HR-1848), the advocates said. Infrastructure discussions between President Joe Biden…Subscribe to Read >>