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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

August 13, 2016

 

Ron Drake campaign.

Orentlicher Cedes Race To Drake Before Recount Official

The May primary election between the two ended with Drake ahead by just 68 votes out of more than 58,000 cast.

August 12, 2016

 

The Indiana ACLU has filed a lawsuit at the District Court in Indianapolis claiming ballot selfies are protected political speech.

Brooks, Rokita Expected To Return To U.S. House Ballots

Both will face at least one opponent Saturday, including the candidates each of them beat in May's primary.

August 11, 2016

 

Newly-sworn in Indiana Supreme Court Justice Geoffrey Slaughter.

Geoffrey Slaughter Sworn In As Indiana Supreme Court Justice

This was the formal ceremony, but Slaughter was sworn-in privately in June.

August 9, 2016

 

Dollar bills.

State Starts Fiscal Year With Lackluster Tax Collections

In the four starts to a fiscal year during the Pence administration, the state’s tax collections came in less than projected in each one.

August 9, 2016

 

Greg Taylor

Democratic State Senator Proposes Hate Crimes Bill

The proposal would create an automatic enhancement for hate crimes, making misdemeanors felonies and raising each felony one level.

August 8, 2016

 

911 text

Indiana Lifeline Law Includes Text To 911

The law gives minors immunity from underage drinking charges if they seek help for themselves or others. And, it applies to Text to 911.

August 8, 2016

 

evan bayh

U.S. Senate Race Going Negative

Indiana’s race for U.S. Senate between Republican Todd Young and Democrat Evan Bayh is going negative with no end in sight.

August 2, 2016

 

Sen. Jim Merritt, R-Indianapolis, presents a new proposal that would increase penalties for targeting an off-duty police officer.

Senators Want Tough Penalties For Targeting Off-Duty Police

A bi-partisan group of Senators want to pass a bill that would enhance criminal penalties for anyone who targets off-duty law enforcement officers.

August 1, 2016

 

Eric Holcomb and Suzanne Crouch

Newly Minted GOP Ticket Will Likely Run On Pence’s Record

The Indiana GOP’s gubernatorial ticket is set as the party officially nominated State Auditor Suzanne Crouch Monday to run alongside Eric Holcomb this fall.

July 28, 2016

 

Holcomb

Holcomb’s Running Mate To Be Approved Monday

The Indiana GOP state committee will officially nominate gubernatorial candidate Eric Holcomb’s pick for lieutenant governor Monday.

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