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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

July 7, 2016

 

New changes require the ultrasound to take place at least 18 hours before the abortion.

ACLU Challenges Indiana’s Ultrasound Abortion Requirement

New changes to state law require an ultrasound at least 18 hours before an abortion.

July 7, 2016

 

Sen. Donnelly with servicemembers in Afghanistan on July 4, 2016.

Sen. Donnelly: U.S. Troop Presence In Afghanistan Is Vital

Senator Joe Donnelly says after visiting with American and Afghani troops over the holiday weekend, he’d prefer the troop level were around 9,800.

July 1, 2016

 

body camera

Backlash Could Cause Changes To New Police Body Camera Law

The new law requires police to prove why video should not be released, rather than put the burden of proof on the public.

July 1, 2016

 

Gov. Mike Pence, R-Indiana, (left) and Donald J. Trump (right).

Pence Rumored As GOP VP Pick, Will Meet With Donald Trump

Gov. Mike Pence will meet with Trump over the weekend amid speculation that he could join the Republican's presidential ticket.

June 30, 2016

 

Indiana birth certificate.

Judge: Include Both Mothers On Birth Certificate

The federal judge says denying both same-sex spouses the right to be on a birth certificate leaves the child having only one legal parent.

June 30, 2016

 

A small group gathered outside the statehouse is happy about the judge's decision to temporarily halt portions of the abortion law.

Abortion Ruling: Some Celebrate, Some Protest

Planned Parenthood and the ACLU are celebrating the judge's decision, but anti-abortion groups are urging the state to appeal the ruling.

June 30, 2016

 

Scales of Justice.

Federal Judge Blocks Indiana’s Selective Abortion Ban

A judge granted the preliminary injunction sought by Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky. The law was to set to take effect Friday.

June 30, 2016

 

Many of the laws passed by the legislature this year are set to go into effect on July 1.

Listen: Nine Laws Going Into Effect July 1

From police body camera footage to funding for local and state roads, here are nine of the laws that will go into effect on July 1.

June 28, 2016

 

The Texas law required doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of the abortion facility.

Supreme Court Abortion Ruling Could Impact IN Abortion Laws

An IU reproductive rights expert says the Supreme Court’s ruling on a Texas anti-abortion law could make it easier to strike down some of Indiana’s laws.

June 27, 2016

 

Donnelly

Sen. Donnelly Meets With FBI To Discuss Counterterrorism

Donnelly wouldn't provide many specifics about the FBI's counterterrorism efforts.

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