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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.

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January 31, 2018

 

A sexual assault test kit.

Senate Committee Takes Small Step Toward Rape Kit Tracking System

Sen. Mike Crider (R-Greenfield) says his bill is step one of a two-step process that will better track Indiana rape kits.

January 31, 2018

 

A hand gun

Bill Would Allow Guns In Churches On School Grounds

A change to the bill means houses of worship still retain control over who carries a gun into their facility.

January 30, 2018

 

Bottles of cannabidiol, or CBD oil.

House Unanimously Votes To Legalize CBD

There are several bills dealing with CBD this session, in both chambers. The measure approved Tuesday takes the simplest approach.

January 30, 2018

 

Indiana House chamber.

Bill To Increase Minimum Smoking Age Dies In House

Speaker Bosma announced the bill needed to go through House Ways and Means - and because Tuesday was a committee deadline, the bill can't advance this session.

January 30, 2018

 

The measure also adds new details about a woman to reports sent to the state following an abortion.

Senate Approves Bill Adding New Abortion Reporting Requirements

The measure also adds new details about a woman to reports sent to the state following an abortion.

January 30, 2018

 

Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis

Push For Hate Crimes Law Fails Again In Indiana Legislature

Indiana will remain one of five states without a hate crimes law after the Senate Republican caucus opted not to take a vote on the bill this session.

January 30, 2018

 

Statehouse steps

Senate Panel OKs Bill To Allow Sex Offenders To Attend Church

An Indiana Court of Appeals ruling says serious sex offenders are entitled to attend worship services - even if the church is on school property.

January 29, 2018

 

An amendment offered by Sen. Tim Lanane (D-Anderson) would have established an independent redistricting commission to largely take over the duties currently performed by lawmakers.

Senate GOP Rejects Dems’ Effort To Create Redistricting Commission

An amendment would have established an independent redistricting commission to largely take over the duties currently performed by lawmakers.

January 29, 2018

 

A man blowing smoke from a cigarette

House Committee Votes To Increase Smoking Age To 21

The House Public Health Committee approved a measure that would raise the minimum smoking age to 21.

January 26, 2018

 

Holcomb says he wants to give lawmakers more time to develop legislation that's expected to change the law regarding the sale and use of CBD.

Holcomb Extends CBD Enforcement Moratorium

Holcomb says he wants to give lawmakers more time to develop legislation that's expected to change the law regarding the sale and use of CBD.

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