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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 5, 2014

 

statehouse

Indiana Tax Revenues Below Expectations Again In November

Tax revenues were 4 percent below expectations in November.

December 5, 2014

 

While some members of the legislature said the program might be ready by the fall, Gov. Pence says he hopes it will be ready by next year.

Pence Pushes To Expand Charter Schools, Voucher Programs

Families and private schools get $4,800 per student from the state’s voucher program. Governor Pence's proposal would eliminate that cap entirely.

December 3, 2014

 

President Barack Obama talks with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell

Indiana Joins Lawsuit Against Obama’s Immigration Action

Indiana is one of 17 states alleging President Obama overstepped his constitutional powers when issuing an executive order on immigration.

December 3, 2014

 

Hibbs Ford Bridge

$60 Million Per Year Needed To Fix Indiana’s Bridges

Indiana Department of Transportation officials told the Indiana State Budget Committee it needs additional funding to repair the state's aging bridges.

December 2, 2014

 

Big Red Liquors

Coalition Forms To Lobby For Sunday Alcohol Sales

Indiana supermarkets have been trying for seven years to repeal the ban.

December 1, 2014

 

Governor's Mansion

Pence Family Offering More Access To Governor’s Mansion

There are events planned at the Governor's mansion for almost every day in December.

December 1, 2014

 

Indiana offers complete Medicaid coverage for tobacco cessation treatments , but the state still has the seventh highest smoking rate in the country.

American Cancer Society Explores New Ways To Curb Smoking

The General Assembly passed a statewide smoking ban two years ago, but American Cancer Society officials want to further incentivize Hoosiers to quit smoking.

November 28, 2014

 

Mike Bass changes a light bulb

Legislators To Consider New Energy Efficiency Proposal

Gov. Mike Pence says he'll bring legislators a proposal for a new energy efficiency program, after they eliminated 'Energizing Indiana' because of rising costs.

November 26, 2014

 

Aztar Riverboat

Speaker Bosma Uncomfortable With Gaming Expansion Bill

Bosma says because the issue is so complex, he thinks the bill will die of what he calls “its own heavy weight.”

November 25, 2014

 

Healthcare.gov

State Insurance Department Warns Of Health Care Scams

The Indiana Department of Insurance is warning people purchasing health care on the federal marketplace to be on the lookout for scammers.

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