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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

January 12, 2018

 

The Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis

Indiana Taxes Exceed Expectations For First Time This Fiscal Year

Tax collections exceeded expectations in December, the first time that's happened this fiscal year.

January 12, 2018

 

Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) and Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) celebrate Martin Luther King's legacy at the Statehouse.

State Leaders Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy

U.S. Sens. Joe Donnelly and Todd Young say they’re working to continue Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy as they try to spread his message of love and unity.

January 10, 2018

 

man buying beer

Senate Committee Approves Sunday Alcohol Sales Bill

A Senate committee easily approved legislation to allow stores to sell alcohol on Sundays. It’s the first time such legislation has ever advanced in the Senate.

January 10, 2018

 

Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta Rush on the first day of the 2018 legislative session. Rush gave her fourth State of the Judiciary address on Wednesday.

Chief Justice Focuses On Drug Crisis In State Of The Judiciary

Chief Justice Loretta Rush told lawmakers the state’s court system is prepared to meet the challenges it faces, including the ongoing opioid epidemic.

January 9, 2018

 

Gov. Eric Holcomb addresses the General Assembly during his second State of the State address.

Holcomb Address Sets Specifics On Workforce, Touches On DCS

Gov. Eric Holcomb is seeking to reassure Hoosiers his administration will do “whatever it takes” to fix problems at the Department of Child Services.

January 9, 2018

 

Rep. Tim Wesco (R-Osceola) discusses his bill dealing with education benefits for active duty military and veterans.

Committee Approves Bill To Help Veterans With Education Benefits

Military veterans won’t have certain financial resources counted against them when applying for tuition aid under legislation advanced Tuesday.

January 9, 2018

 

Gov. Eric Holcomb will deliver his State of the State address from the House Chamber at the Indiana Statehouse.

Legislative Leaders Expect DCS Talk From State Of The State

Indiana legislative leaders anticipate Gov. Holcomb will address recent controversy at the Department of Child Services in his State of the State tonight.

January 8, 2018

 

Indiana Election Division co-director Brad King (center) addresses the Senate Elections Committee.

Senate Panel Passes Bill To Allow Dead People’s Votes To Count

The Senate committee's approval comes despite objections from Secretary of State Connie Lawson’s office.

January 8, 2018

 

Sen. Frank Mrvan (D-Hammond) presents his no-excuse absentee voting bill to the Senate Elections Committee.

Senate Panel Advances Bill To Allow No-Excuse Absentee Voting

All Hoosier voters could cast absentee ballots by mail without any excuse under legislation advanced Monday by a Senate panel.

January 5, 2018

 

The Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis.

Transportation Committee Leaders Move Forward In 2018 Session

Transportation committee leaders in the Indiana General Assembly say their work isn’t done after last session’s landmark road funding bill.

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