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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

December 7, 2016

 

Indiana Statehouse in March, 2016.

Water Infrastructure Needs Getting Sidelined At Statehouse

Some lawmakers are concerned an infrastructure debate will focus mostly on roads and bridges and a water infrastructure discussion will get drowned out.

December 6, 2016

 

Sen. Erin Houchin (R-Salem) discusses a bill to allow police to collect DNA samples from anyone arrested for a felony. Behind her are local prosecutors, including Boone County Prosecutor Todd Meyer, at left.

Prosecutors, GOP Senators Backing Arrestee DNA Bill

Legislation that allows police to take DNA samples from anyone arrested for a felony is gathering more support.

December 5, 2016

 

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State Rep. Pushes For Police To Take DNA From Arrestees

Democratic Rep. Pat Bauer's bill would allow police to take DNA from anyone they arrest for a felony, rather than after conviction as current law allows.

November 30, 2016

 

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State Roads Task Force Could Recommend Highway Tolls

The task force will issue its recommendations at its last meeting in December.

November 29, 2016

 

Indiana Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly meets with a constituent.

Donnelly Opposes Price’s Nomination for HHS

Rep. Price’s nomination for the Department of Health and Human Services is the first Trump appointment Donnelly has publicly declared to oppose or support.

November 28, 2016

 

House Speaker Brian Bosma says he's received a lot of interest from members of his caucus over two open committee leadership posts.

New Leadership Selected In House Committees

Three significant Indiana House committees – Public Policy, Utilities and Employment and Labor – will have new leadership next session.

November 25, 2016

 

House Speaker Brian Bosma (center) embraces Minority Leader Scott Pelath embrace after Bosma's reelection as Speaker.

Bosma Dampens Hope Of Abortion Ban’s Passage

Just one day after shrugging off questions about a controversial abortion ban bill, House Speaker Brian Bosma dampened any enthusiasm over its chances.

November 23, 2016

 

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Lawmakers Will Build House With Habitat For Humanity

The legislature has chosen Habitat for Humanity as its charitable cause for 2017.

November 22, 2016

 

Indiana House legislators are sworn in together at the ceremonial gathering known as Organization Day.

Lawmakers Sworn In As Leaders, Set Vision For Session

Legislative leaders laid out their vision for the upcoming session as newly elected and reelected lawmakers were sworn in.

November 22, 2016

 

Freedom Indiana Campaign Manager Chris Paulsen delivers petitions to Governor-elect Eric Holcomb at the Statehouse. The petitions urge Holcomb to push for LGBT civil rights protections.

LGBT Rights Group Petitions Holcomb To Push For LGBT Protections

Freedom Indiana wants Governor-elect Eric Holcomb to push for anti-discrimination protections for LGBT Hoosiers.

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