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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

April 28, 2015

 

Ft. Wayne Skyline

General Assembly Fully Funds Regional Cities Initiative

The governor’s Regional Cities Initiative is aimed at fostering greater collaboration in economic development and community improvement around the state.

April 27, 2015

 

House Speaker Brian Bosma

Ethics Bill To Boost Transparency Heads To Governor’s Desk

The bill requires legislators to disclose more information about their business interests.

April 27, 2015

 

Ron Johnson

Pastors Alliance Criticizes GOP For RFRA Fix

Members of the Indiana Pastors Alliance promise they won't forget the Republicans who "capitulated" to the LGBT community during the religious freedom debate.

April 27, 2015

 

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

Budget Cut Likely Won’t Be From Surplus

With only three days left in session, lawmakers are crafting a final version of the budget, and doing so with less money than they’d planned.

April 24, 2015

 

Indiana Senate Chambers

State Ethics Bill Faces A Holdup In Senate

Sen. Brent Waltz, R-Indianapolis, authored an amendment to the ethics bill that would mandate greater transparency of legislators’ stock holdings.

April 24, 2015

 

Indiana Statehouse

Statehouse Update: Only Three Days Remain In 2015 Session

As the 2015 session nears its end, the IEDC made a final push for more funding for the Regional Cities initiative and INDOT Commissioner Karl Browning resigned.

April 23, 2015

 

Freedom Indiana

Freedom Indiana To Focus On Local Anti-Discrimination Laws

Freedom Indiana, initially formed in 2013 to oppose the constitutional amendment banning same sex marriage, re-emerged this session in the battle around RFRA.

April 23, 2015

 

Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis, Ind.

Lawmakers Unlikely To Add Funds To IEDC Initiative

The governor’s proposed budget puts $42 million a year towards the IEDC project. The House and Senate scaled that back to $10 million a year.

April 22, 2015

 

poker chips

Racino Advocates Make Last Plea For Addition Of Live Dealers

When the gaming bill left the House, it allowed racinos to replace some electronic games with tables that have live dealers.

April 21, 2015

 

job search

Indiana’s Latest Unemployment Data May Not Be All Good News

The Hoosier unemployment rate fell one-tenth of a percent to 5.8 percent in March, the second month in a row the rate went down.

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