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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 16, 2016

 

Indiana statehouse

Statehouse Update: LGBT Rights, Road Funding, Deer Hunting

Gov. Pence this week made as many headlines for what he didn’t say as what he did say. And major parts of Pence’s agenda advanced with no resistance.

January 14, 2016

 

A voter in Bloomington

Straight Ticket Voting Bill Heard In Senate Committee

Straight ticket allows voting for all members of one party with a single box on a ballot. A group of lawmakers is trying to end the practice for a second year.

January 13, 2016

 

The Indiana Supreme Court Courtroom sits empty.

Chief Justice Rush Delivers 2016 State Of The Judiciary

In the year of the state’s Bicentennial, the court system will seek to be, in her words, more nimble, affordable, accessible and user-friendly.

January 13, 2016

 

adoption

Bill To Open State’s Closed Adoptions Records Moves Forward

Indiana's closed adoptions era spanned from 1941 to 1993.

January 13, 2016

 

Road construction on Interstate 69.

Does Anyone Agree On How To Fund Road Improvements?

Speaker Bosma says he’s not surprised the governor in his State of the State came out against the House GOP’s plan to raise taxes to fund road improvements.

January 12, 2016

 

Road construction on Interstate 69.

Pence Road Funding Proposals Clear Senate Committees

A Senate committee unanimously advanced Pence’s proposal, while another Senate committee unanimously approved a bill supported by Pence.

January 12, 2016

 

While some members of the legislature said the program might be ready by the fall, Gov. Pence says he hopes it will be ready by next year.

Pence Could Announce Stance On LGBT Rights Tonight

Pence has previously hinted Hoosiers would know his stance on LGBT civil rights protections early this year.

January 11, 2016

 

deer

Deer Hunting Bill Clears Senate Committee

Efforts to implement regulations for the industry have failed in previous years.

January 11, 2016

 

female military

Senate GOP Wants To Expand Military Relief Fund

Lawmakers are proposing a plan to expand the Military Family Relief Fund to include combat veterans who served before 9-11.

January 6, 2016

 

bmv

Legislation Would Simplify BMV Registration System

Legislation that drastically simplifies the Bureau of Motor Vehicles’ complex registration and fee system will likely advance through the General Assembly.

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