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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

March 30, 2015

 

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Proposed Bill Ensures Training For Reserve Police Officers

Rep. Dan Leonard, R-Huntington, wants to include reserve officers in the same yearly training courses professional police have to go through on the job.

March 27, 2015

 

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Weekly Statehouse Update: RFRA, Energy Efficiency

The governor signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law this week, and legislators advanced a new energy efficiency program.

March 27, 2015

 

Indiana's unemployed filing for benefits will face stricter rules after Saturday.

Indiana’s Unemployment Rate Falls Below 6 Percent

After four months without a decrease in unemployment, Indiana’s rate fell below 6 percent in February.

March 26, 2015

 

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Change To Gaming Bill Could Mean No Live Dealers Until 2021

The gaming bill allows riverboats to move on land and includes several tax credits and incentives.

March 26, 2015

 

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Coats Aide Announces Senate Run

Holcomb has worked for several Indiana politicians but has never served in elected office himself.

March 25, 2015

 

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Safe Haven ‘Baby Boxes’ Measure Faces Changes In Committee

The legislature would now have to pass another bill next year to authorize the boxes.

March 25, 2015

 

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Bill Would Allow Hiring Preference For Military Veterans

There are two nearly identical bills, one each in the House and Senate, on the issue, both receiving unanimous support.

March 24, 2015

 

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Lawmakers Honor Late Rep. Earl Harris

Rep. Earl Harris served in the Indiana House since 1983. He died of cancer Monday.

March 24, 2015

 

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House Lawmakers Approve Energy Efficiency Program

Both the House and Senate have now approved a program that would give utility companies more flexibility when it comes to energy savings.

March 24, 2015

 

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Sen. Dan Coats Will Not Seek Re-Election

Sen. Dan Coats says it's time to pass his job on to the next generation of leaders.

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