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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 9, 2015

 

General Assembly

Legislature Ready To Talk Redistricting Reform This Session

All four legislative caucuses have supported creation of an independent redistricting commission in the past, and this could be the year they put it together.

January 9, 2015

 

Legislators focused on budget talks as the 2015 session opened at the statehouse in Indianapolis.

Week One Of 2015 Legislative Session Opens Budget Talks

Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports on the week at the Statehouse.

January 8, 2015

 

Penceâs proposed budget contains a $200 million increase in K-12 school funding over the next two years.

Pence’s Budget: More Funding To Public, Charter Schools

Governor Mike Pence announced his budget recommendations for the legislature to look over, with many of the items addressing different aspects of education.

January 7, 2015

 

Joe Donnelly

Sen. Donnelly Sponsors 40-Hour Work Week Bill

Donnelly wants to allow businesses to hire workers for up to 40 hours per week without being required to provide health insurance.

January 7, 2015

 

Indiana statehouse

Democrats: Indiana Should Choose Wage Increase Over Tax Cuts

State Democrats plan to prioritize increasing the income of working-class Hoosiers this year.

January 6, 2015

 

Mike Pence

Bill Allowing Pence To Run For Two Offices Likely Dead

Lawmakers say the bill that would allow Pence to run for both governor and president in 2016 likely won't even get a hearing in the state Senate.

January 6, 2015

 

road construction

Gov. Pence Calls For Release Of $200 Million In Road Funding

The $200 million is part of a fund the legislature set up in 2013.

January 5, 2015

 

House Minority Leader Scott Pelath says the Indiana General Assembly should worry about more important things than a proposed amendment banning same sex marriage.

State Democrats To Address Wage Gap, Religious Freedom Bill

The House Democratic Leader says the wage gap is the most pressing economic issue facing Indiana.

January 5, 2015

 

marion county districts

Lawmakers To Push For Independent Redistricting Commission

Voices calling for Indiana to create an independent redistricting commission are getting louder this session.

December 30, 2014

 

Mike Pence speech

Indiana First Lady On A Mike Pence Presidential Run

Gov. Mike Pence says he will discuss the notion with his family and announce his decision sometime after the 2015 legislative session.

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