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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 2, 2017

 

Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka joined Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb to announce the company's expansion in Indianapolis.

India-Based IT Company Plans Indiana Site With US Expansion

The central Indiana tech center is expected to employ up to 2,000 people by 2021.

April 27, 2017

 

The Indiana Supreme Court Chamber at the Statehouse

Supreme Court Passes On Costly Big Box Store Property Tax Case

The decision not to hear a big box store property valuation case will likely cost local governments millions of dollars in property tax revenue.

April 27, 2017

 

Governor Eric Holcomb, surrounding by lawmakers, signs into law a new $32 billion, two-year state budget.

Holcomb Signs Budget, Road Funding Bill

Veterans groups call the spending bill signed into law Thursday the “most veteran-friendly budget” in state history.

April 27, 2017

 

The House Chamber at the Indiana Statehouse

Lawmakers Decry Gaming Bill As Breaking Promises, Gutting Budgets

The legislation seeks to modernize Indiana’s gaming tax system. But the measure could decrease how much money local communities get from their casinos.

April 26, 2017

 

Within Holcomb's five pillars were 28 individual legislative initiatives.

Holcomb Secures Most Of His Legislative Agenda In 2017 Session

Gov. Eric Holcomb secured all or part of 26 of the 28 legislative initiatives on his 2017 agenda.

April 25, 2017

 

Governor Eric Holcomb discusses the results of the 2017 legislative session.

Holcomb Pledges To Sign Several Controversial Bills

Holcomb has until next week to sign – or reject – all approved bills.

April 25, 2017

 

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Donnelly, Young Push Law Enforcement Mental Health Bill

Legislation introduced by Joe Donnelly and Todd Young would include resources to train mental health providers on the specific challenges officers face.

April 25, 2017

 

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Small Part Of Gun Store Lawsuit Survives In Supreme Court Ruling

The Indiana Supreme Court affirmed Monday that gun violence victims can’t get monetary damages from gun stores that illegally sell firearms.

April 24, 2017

 

Governor Eric Holcomb used his first veto to reject a bill creating fees for public records searches.

Holcomb Vetoes Bill Creating Public Records Search Fees

Holcomb’s predecessor, former governor Mike Pence, vetoed a similar bill in 2015.

April 24, 2017

 

U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly (D-Indiana), center, and Sen. Todd Young (R-Indiana), left, say they will do anything they can to avoid a federal government shutdown.

Young, Donnelly Want To Avoid Government Shutdown

A federal funding measure approved last year will expire Friday. Without anything to replace it, a partial shutdown of federal agencies will begin Saturday.

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