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Brandon Smith

Brandon Smith has previously worked as a reporter and anchor for KBIA Radio in Columbia, MO, and at WSPY Radio in Plano, IL as a show host, reporter, producer and anchor. Brandon graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a Bachelor of Journalism in 2010, with minors in political science and history. He was born and raised in Chicago.

Recent Posts by Brandon Smith

April 26, 2017

 

Within Holcomb's five pillars were 28 individual legislative initiatives.

Holcomb Secures Most Of His Legislative Agenda In 2017 Session

Gov. Eric Holcomb secured all or part of 26 of the 28 legislative initiatives on his 2017 agenda.

April 25, 2017

 

Governor Eric Holcomb discusses the results of the 2017 legislative session.

Holcomb Pledges To Sign Several Controversial Bills

Holcomb has until next week to sign – or reject – all approved bills.

April 25, 2017

 

Nielsen

Donnelly, Young Push Law Enforcement Mental Health Bill

Legislation introduced by Joe Donnelly and Todd Young would include resources to train mental health providers on the specific challenges officers face.

April 25, 2017

 

supreme court

Small Part Of Gun Store Lawsuit Survives In Supreme Court Ruling

The Indiana Supreme Court affirmed Monday that gun violence victims can’t get monetary damages from gun stores that illegally sell firearms.

April 24, 2017

 

Governor Eric Holcomb used his first veto to reject a bill creating fees for public records searches.

Holcomb Vetoes Bill Creating Public Records Search Fees

Holcomb’s predecessor, former governor Mike Pence, vetoed a similar bill in 2015.

April 24, 2017

 

U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly (D-Indiana), center, and Sen. Todd Young (R-Indiana), left, say they will do anything they can to avoid a federal government shutdown.

Young, Donnelly Want To Avoid Government Shutdown

A federal funding measure approved last year will expire Friday. Without anything to replace it, a partial shutdown of federal agencies will begin Saturday.

April 24, 2017

 

general assembly

2017 Session Wrap-Up: Roads, Education, Cold Beer And Vaping

The 2017 legislative session came to a close late Saturday night as lawmakers wrapped up long-debated issues.

April 22, 2017

 

House Floor

Lawmakers Rewrite Vaping Regulations After Inadvertent Monopoly

Legislation is headed to the governor that eliminates many of the state’s monopoly-creating, vaping regulations.

April 22, 2017

 

lawmakers

Controversial Alcohol Bill Clears Both Chambers As Session Ends

Lawmakers completed a temporary rewrite of the state’s alcohol carryout laws to address a convenience store that found a legal work-around.

April 21, 2017

 

But despite recent losses, the unemployment rate went down because of a surge in the labor force.

Indiana Unemployment Rate Lowest In Nearly 16 Years

Indiana's unemployment rate declined despite March’s private sector job losses.

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