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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

Chopra Looks to States to Continue Where FTC Left Off in Facebook Probes

FTC Commissioner Rohit Chopra told states’ attorneys general Monday “the ball really is in” their court to go deeper in their investigations of Facebook, which he hopes will delve further into the social media company’s data privacy practices than…Subscribe to Read >>

House Communications GOP Retirements Highlight Turnover Effects After 2020 Election

House Commerce Committee ranking member Greg Walden of Oregon is the most recent of six Communications Subcommittee Republican members who say they won't seek re-election in 2020 (see 1910280020). At the least, just less than half of the…Subscribe to Read >>

No Bipartisan Deal on House Commerce STELA Renewal Legislation Amid Markup

The House Commerce Committee was still waiting early Tuesday night to mark up the Television Viewer Protection Act (HR-5035) and nine other tech and telecom bills, amid a protracted debate on unrelated measures. The tech and telecom measures…Subscribe to Read >>

House Small-Business Lawmakers Get Pennsylvania Feedback on Rural Broadband Issues

Southern Pennsylvania community leaders and stakeholders said House Small Business Rural Development Subcommittee members should consider changes to federal broadband programs, during a Monday hearing in Gettysburg. Witnesses cited overlapping FCC and Department of Agriculture mandates on broadband funding…Subscribe to Read >>

House Homeland Security Wants to Aid Supply Chain Threat Information Sharing

Co-chairs of the Department of Homeland Security Information and Communications Technology Supply Chain Risk Management Task Force urged House Homeland Security Committee members to consider enacting new liability protections and incentives to encourage companies and foreign governments to share…Subscribe to Read >>