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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

May 4, 2015

 

hip

New Program Gives HIP 2.0 Enrollees Access To Job Resources

About 300,000 people enrolled in HIP 2.0 will be invited them to Gateway to Work, a program run by the state’s Family and Social Services Administration.

May 4, 2015

 

potholes

Bosma Says Not Enough Funding For Infrastructure In 2015

House Speaker Brian Bosma says he anticipates making infrastructure a primary focus the next two sessions.

May 1, 2015

 

The bill's final language says racinos can petition the Indiana Gaming Commission for permission to add live dealers.

Lanane Says Adding Live Dealers Would’ve Created Jobs

The initial gaming bill this session allowed racinos to add a limited number of table games with live dealers.

May 1, 2015

 

Statehouse

Statehouse Update: Ethics Reform, Gaming Bill

GOP leaders say that by the time the gavel fell on the 2015 session, they were able to accomplish essentially all of their priorities.

April 30, 2015

 

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence

Legislators Furthered Most Of Pence’s Agenda This Session

The legislature OK'd most of Pence's agenda this year, but there were several items that lawmakers were at least hesitant to fully support.

April 30, 2015

 

Indiana Statehouse

2015 Session In Review: What Did Legislators Accomplish?

The 2015 legislative session ended Wednesday. As the General Assembly leaves the Statehouse, Hoosiers are reflecting on what lawmakers accomplished this year.

April 30, 2015

 

train

INDOT Funding For Hoosier State Line Moved To General Pool

The budget has language authorizing INDOT to fund the rail line if the Hoosier State Line goes forward.

April 30, 2015

 

cards

Gaming Bill Heads to Governor’s Desk

The bill allows riverboats to move inland, makes a variety of tax changes, and permits racetrack casinos to ask for live dealers beginning in March of 2021.

April 30, 2015

 

house senate

New Budget Passes, Record-Increase In K-12 Education

Senate fiscal leader Luke Kenley says the budget reserves are a little less than the 12 percent level they'd been aiming for.

April 29, 2015

 

The new regulations mandate that the facilities must require two forms of ID from their dancers.

General Assembly Passes Exotic Dancing Regulations Bill

The new regulations are legislators’ latest effort to reduce human trafficking in the state.

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