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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 17, 2015

 

Tim Brown

House GOP Budget Emphasizes Spending On Education, Roads

The man behind the House Republican budget says his caucus’ proposed budget will include more money spent on education than ever before in state history.

February 16, 2015

 

statehouse

House Unanimously Furthers Bipartisan Ethics Reform

Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis, says the bill aims to maximize transparency in the General Assembly and bolster public trust.

February 16, 2015

 

taxes

Tax Simplification Bill Faces Changes From House Committee

Gov. Mike Pence’s proposed tax bill aims to simplify the tax code by, in part, eliminating more than two dozen tax credits.

February 14, 2015

 

Slots

Casino Expansion Measure Faces Financial Hurdle

The bill’s fiscal impact must face scrutiny by the Ways and Means Committee before it can move forward.

February 13, 2015

 

The low revenue numbers are giving state lawmakers pause as they debate tax reform issues.

January Revenue Report Shows Decline After December Gains

Monthly collections have fallen below expectations five of the last seven months.

February 13, 2015

 

Statehouse

Statehouse Roundup: Sunday Sales, Riverboats On Land

A House committee OK'd Sunday alcohol sales, but not before some switched sides, and the Senate heard testimony about the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

February 12, 2015

 

State Superintendent Glenda Ritz currently serves as chair of the State Board of Education. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

Amendment To Expand Size Of State Board Of Education Fails

Senate Minority Leader Tim Lanane, D-Anderson, proposed an amendment that would have significantly expanded the size of the State Board of Education.

February 12, 2015

 

cards

Gaming Bill Wins Big With House Public Policy Committee

A bill designed to help Indiana casinos struggling from declining revenues is moving forward despite the objections of some in the gaming community.

February 11, 2015

 

Big Red liqours

Proponents Flip Sides On Sunday Sales After Amendment

The amended bill legalizes Sunday sales while creating significant new regulations for non-liquor stores that sell alcohol.

February 10, 2015

 

Statehouse

Bosma’s ‘Major’ Ethics Code Revisions Advance To House Floor

The legislature last updated ethics laws for government employees about a decade ago.

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