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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

Senators Strike Deal on 'Rip and Replace' Telecom Funding; DOJ Indicts Huawei

Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker, R-Miss., told reporters Thursday he reached a deal to allow the chamber to pass the Secure and Trusted Communications Networks Act (HR-4998) by unanimous consent (UC) after the upcoming Presidents Day recess…Subscribe to Read >>

Kennedy Wants to Talk With Trump on FCC C-Band Concerns, Seeks Vote Delay

Senate Appropriations Financial Services Subcommittee Chairman John Kennedy, R-La., told reporters Thursday he plans to again meet with or talk to President Donald Trump to express his renewed ire about the FCC’s direction in planning an auction of the…Subscribe to Read >>

Wicker Growing Pessimistic About Prospects for C-Band Legislative Deal

Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker, R-Miss., believes there’s a rapidly decreasing likelihood lawmakers will reach a deal on legislation allocating the proceeds of a coming FCC auction of spectrum on the 3.7-4.2 GHz C band before or after…Subscribe to Read >>

Trump Again Seeks CPB Federal Funding Drawdown, Proposes FY 2021 Increases for FCC, NTIA

President Donald Trump’s administration again proposes to zero out federal funding for the CPB in his FY 2021 budget proposal, getting familiar opposition from the entity’s supporters. He sought to draw down CPB’s funding in each of his budget…Subscribe to Read >>

C-Band Talks Expected to Dominate House Commerce's Telecom Agenda

The House Commerce Committee’s telecom agenda is set to be dominated in the coming weeks by leaders’ work to reach a deal on legislation on allocating the proceeds of a coming FCC auction of spectrum on the 3.7-4.2 GHz…Subscribe to Read >>