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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

Lawmakers Seek Infrastructure Deal Broadband Details

Telecom-focused lawmakers want to see more information on how a bipartisan infrastructure proposal President Joe Biden backed Thursday structures broadband spending. Some Democrats also cited a likely follow-up bill to address, via budget reconciliation, infrastructure spending not in this compromise…Subscribe to Read >>

Democrats Losing Patience With Delays on Biden's FCC Picks

Congressional Democrats are pressing harder for President Joe Biden to name a permanent FCC chair and a fifth commissioner, citing the need for a majority to act on changes to net neutrality rules and other priorities unlikely to garner GOP…Subscribe to Read >>

House Science OKs Rival Bill to Endless Frontier

The House Science Committee unanimously advanced Tuesday the National Science Foundation for the Future Act (HR-2225), setting up a likely showdown on whether the chamber will approve that bill rather than the rival Senate-passed U.S. Innovation and Competition Act (S-1260)…Subscribe to Read >>

Biden to Name Khan FTC Chair

President Joe Biden plans to name Lina Khan to permanently lead the FTC once she's sworn in as a commissioner. Hours earlier, the Senate voted 69-28 Tuesday to confirm her. Khan drew bipartisan Senate support, as expected (see 2106100069). FTC…Subscribe to Read >>

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 >>