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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

Biden to Make Cybersecurity 'Top Priority,' After Russians Hacked US

President-elect Joe Biden said Thursday his incoming administration “will make cybersecurity a top priority at every level of government,” after Russian government-sponsored hackers breached several federal government agencies, including the departments of Agriculture, Commerce and Homeland Security. The House Homeland…Subscribe to Read >>

McCaul Touts House China Task Force Ideas, Chips for America Act

House China Task Force Chairman Michael McCaul, R-Texas, believed “we can accomplish” many of the all-GOP group’s recent recommendations regardless of whether President Donald Trump or Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden wins the Nov. 3 election. He signaled optimism, during…Subscribe to Read >>

Biden Likely to Be 'Very Receptive' to Big Tech Recommendations, Cicilline Says

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, if he wins the Nov. 3 election, is likely to be “very receptive” to coming legislation from House Antitrust Subcommittee members to implement recommendations from their Tuesday report on competition in the digital economy, subpanel…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 >>

Senate Panel Eyes 'Team Telecom' Bill; NTIA Backs FCC Huawei/ZTE Ban

The Senate Homeland Security Investigations Subcommittee said Tuesday it believes further action from Congress is needed to define the role of the “Team Telecom” federal agencies to strengthen their ability to assist the FCC in reviewing foreign takeovers of U.S…Subscribe to Read >>