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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

May 17, 2018


CVS To Install Drug Disposal Boxes In 49 Indiana Locations

National pharmacy chain CVS announced Thursday it will install drug disposal boxes at 49 of its stores around Indiana.

May 16, 2018


Senate Committee Chair Will Give Hearing To Sports Betting Bill

A key Senate committee chair says legislation to legalize sports betting in Indiana will get a hearing next session.

May 16, 2018


Controversial Issues Dominate 2018 Study Committees

Indiana lawmakers will consider a number of controversial issues in study committees this year – including hate crimes and the Department of Child Services.

May 15, 2018


Lawmakers Approve Expansive Tax Measures During Special Session

Lawmakers approved two substantial tax measures during Monday’s one-day special session.

May 14, 2018


Rod Bray Chosen To Become New Senate GOP Leader

The Indiana Senate GOP caucus voted Monday to make Sen. Rod Bray (R-Martinsville) the new Senate President Pro Tem.

May 14, 2018


Lawmakers Approve School Safety Funding During Special Session

The new money is possible through legislation approved during Monday’s one-day special session of the General Assembly.

May 14, 2018


Donnelly Becomes 2nd Democrat To Support CIA Nominee Haspel

U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) announced Saturday he will vote for President Donald Trump’s nominee for CIA Director, Gina Haspel.

May 11, 2018


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Donnelly-Braun Race Shaping Up To Be Contentious

The Senate race between incumbent U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) and Republican Mike Braun is fully underway as both men gear up for what’s likely to be a contentious campaign. 

May 9, 2018


Indiana Corporate Tax Collections Continue To Struggle

Indiana tax collections are still behind the state’s budget plan – by a small amount – as the final quarter of the fiscal year began.

May 9, 2018


How To Swap Out Congressional Candidates, After Baird Opens Door

State Rep. Jim Baird (R-Greencastle) scored a surprise victory Tuesday in the Republican primary for Indiana’s 4th Congressional seat – the seat opened by Todd Rokita’s Senate run.

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