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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

August 17, 2016

 

U.S. Social Security card and resident card.

Former Fed. Official Paints Bleak Picture Of Immigration

Testifying before an Indiana Senate study committee, Michael Cutler warned of what he sees as the dangers posed by illegal immigration.

August 16, 2016

 

The next U.S. Census will take place in 2020.

U.S. Census Bureau To Use Online Data Collection In 2020

U.S. Census Bureau officials met with the Indiana Elections Study Committee Tuesday.

August 16, 2016

 

The S-BRITE Center uses pieces of decommissioned or collapsed bridges to train bridge inspectors.

Collapsed Bridge Research To Drive Infrastructure Funding

As the state decides how to spend future transportation funding dollars, determining the conditions of Indiana’s infrastructure is a vital piece of the puzzle.

August 15, 2016

 

Cow petting at the 2016 Indiana State Fair.

Lawmakers: ‘Trust The Fair’ To Expand Alcohol Sales

A 2014 law allowed the Indiana State Fair to sell alcohol again, but some are worried the expansion of alcohol sales will go too far.

August 15, 2016

 

Corn field

Indiana Corn, Soybean Crops Could Set Records This Year

A U.S. Department of Agriculture report released Friday predicts the second-largest corn crop in Indiana history, with the largest soybean crop.

August 15, 2016

 

Congress Seats

Brooks And Rokita Back On The Ballot In Their Districts

U.S. Representatives Susan Brooks and Todd Rokita each withdrew from their House races last month to vie for the GOP gubernatorial nomination.

August 13, 2016

 

Ron Drake campaign.

Orentlicher Cedes Race To Drake Before Recount Official

The May primary election between the two ended with Drake ahead by just 68 votes out of more than 58,000 cast.

August 12, 2016

 

The Indiana ACLU has filed a lawsuit at the District Court in Indianapolis claiming ballot selfies are protected political speech.

Brooks, Rokita Expected To Return To U.S. House Ballots

Both will face at least one opponent Saturday, including the candidates each of them beat in May's primary.

August 11, 2016

 

Newly-sworn in Indiana Supreme Court Justice Geoffrey Slaughter.

Geoffrey Slaughter Sworn In As Indiana Supreme Court Justice

This was the formal ceremony, but Slaughter was sworn-in privately in June.

August 9, 2016

 

Dollar bills.

State Starts Fiscal Year With Lackluster Tax Collections

In the four starts to a fiscal year during the Pence administration, the state’s tax collections came in less than projected in each one.

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