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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

NIST Touts Upcoming Expansion of Privacy Framework, Gets Initial Stakeholder Praise

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is already expanding beyond the recently released “Version 1.0”of its privacy framework, including plans to create a “guide to help small and medium-sized businesses build in privacy” using the document, said Director…Subscribe to Read >>

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 >>

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 >>

Trump's SOTU Broadband Access Called Positive -- Effect Limited

Communications sector officials and lobbyists see President Donald Trump’s mention in his Tuesday night State of the Union of prioritizing broadband access improvements (see 2002040070) as a net positive for policymaking efforts on and off Capitol Hill, but…Subscribe to Read >>

House Democrats Propose $98B in Broadband, NG-911 Funding

House Democratic leaders proposed $98 billion in funding over five years for broadband and next-generation 911 projects as part of a new infrastructure plan released Wednesday. Infrastructure Committee Chairman Peter DeFazio of Oregon, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard…Subscribe to Read >>