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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

February 4, 2016

 

Scott Pelath

House Democrats: The LGBT Rights Debate Isn’t Over

House Democrats are looking for ways to work the issue into another bill.

February 3, 2016

 

Prison Bars

Bill Adding Harsher Penalties For Hate Crimes Advances

Indiana is one of only five states without a hate crimes law.

February 3, 2016

 

The legislation deals with selling pseudoephedrine, a key ingredient in making meth.

Pseudoephedrine Bills Pass House And Senate

The bills give pharmacists a bigger role in helping stem the state’s meth cooking crisis.

February 3, 2016

 

2012 Indy Pride Parade

LGBT Rights Debate Will Continue: What Happens Next?

Republican and Democratic lawmakers and LGBT advocates agree that the LGBT rights debate won’t end.

February 2, 2016

 

Lawmakers from both parties named road funding a top priority this session.

House Republican Road Funding Plan Moves To Senate

The House approved the measure 61 to 36, with several Republicans joining Democrats in voting no.

January 30, 2016

 

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Statehouse Update: LGBT Rights, Sunday Alcohol, Body Cams

Senate Republicans’ attempt at balancing gay rights with religious freedom took its first step in the legislative process this week.

January 29, 2016

 

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Supreme Court: State Not Responsible For 2011 Stage Collapse

This final argument in the three-year long battle came down to language on the back of an invoice.

January 28, 2016

 

1040 tax form.

Committee Approves Income Tax Cut As Part Of Road Funding

Democrats on Ways and Means opposed the cut, saying it will weaken state revenues and won’t really help low-income Hoosiers.

January 28, 2016

 

Draft Kings

Advancing Bill Would Legalize, Regulate Fantasy Sports

The bill would codify that daily fantasy is not gambling, and would impose some insider information protections.

January 27, 2016

 

People wait for the committee discussing LGBT civil rights to begin.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Civil Rights Legislation Advances

The proposed bill would codify protections from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation but not gender identity.

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