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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

Rosenworcel Emphasizes Interagency Broadband Cooperation

Acting FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel said Wednesday she’s deferring to Congress in deciding how to parcel out the proposed $65 billion in broadband money included in the Senate-passed Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (HR-3684). She sidestepped questions during a virtual…Subscribe to Read >>

Senate Democrats Unsated by Reconciliation Broadband Bucks

Senate Commerce Committee Chair Maria Cantwell of Washington and other chamber Democratic leaders told us they haven’t signed off on the House Commerce Committee’s portion of the Build Back Better Act budget reconciliation package because of what they consider an…Subscribe to Read >>

Little Tech Talk in Early House Commerce Reconciliation Markup

Telecom and consumer protection language in the House Commerce Committee’s portion of the Build Back Better Act budget reconciliation package got limited attention Monday, the first day of the committee’s markup. Democratic leaders highlighted potential benefits, including the proposed $10…Subscribe to Read >>

GOP Reconciliation Opposition May Not Center on Broadband

House Commerce Committee Republicans are unlikely to make the $4 billion in broadband money included in committee Democrats’ portion of the Build Back Better Act budget reconciliation package a centerpiece of their opposition to the measure but are expected to…Subscribe to Read >>

House Commerce Eyes $4B for ECF in Reconciliation

The House Commerce Committee seeks $4 billion more for the FCC Emergency Connectivity Fund as part of its portion of the Build Back Better Act budget reconciliation package, the panel said in a summary we obtained Thursday. Commerce intended to…Subscribe to Read >>