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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

Testy Reviews of Pai, House Democrats' Record Lead Hearing

House Communications Subcommittee members in both parties delivered Thursday on expectations for a highly partisan FCC oversight hearing (see 2009160076) in which many lawmakers gave what they viewed as their final verdict on the commission’s performance under Chairman Ajit Pai…Subscribe to Read >>

Trump Reelection Campaign Seen Unlikely to Shift on Telecom Policy

President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign appears unlikely to deviate in any substantive way from the administration’s existing stances on 5G and broadband policy, despite questions about whether language in an agenda outline released earlier this week (see 2008240056) was a…Subscribe to Read >>

COVID-19 Bill Logjam Seen as Making Election Broadband Talk Likelier

Some lawmakers and advocates believe Capitol Hill’s inability to agree on an additional COVID-19 aid bill that includes broadband funding presents an opening for the issue to become a focus during the presidential and congressional campaigns this fall, they told…Subscribe to Read >>

White House Said Close to Naming O'Rielly Replacement; Reinstatement Push Continues

President Donald Trump’s administration is believed nearly ready to name NTIA senior adviser Carolyn Roddy as President Donald Trump’s nominee to replace FCC Commissioner Mike O’Rielly, potentially as soon as the next few days, communications sector officials and lobbyists told…Subscribe to Read >>

Thune, Other GOP Senators Push Trump to Again Nominate O'Rielly

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and other GOP lawmakers are pressing President Donald Trump to reverse course and reinstate his renomination of FCC Commissioner Mike O’Rielly, officials told us. Trump abruptly withdrew O’Rielly’s renomination Monday (see 2008030072). The…Subscribe to Read >>