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Brandon Smith

Statehouse Producer/Journalist, News

Brandon J. Smith has previously worked as a reporter and anchor for KBIA Radio in Columbia, MO. Prior to that, he worked for WSPY Radio in Plano, IL as a show host, reporter, producer and anchor. His first job in radio was in another state capitol, in Jefferson City, as a reporter for three radio stations around Missouri. 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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July 1, 2019

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DCS Responds To Lawsuit, Calls It 'Inflammatory'

DCS Responds To Lawsuit, Calls It 'Inflammatory'

The Indiana Department of Child Services is responding to a class action lawsuit alleging the agency is failing the children in its care.

July 1, 2019

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Federal Judge Blocks 2019 Indiana Anti-Abortion Law

Federal Judge Blocks 2019 Indiana Anti-Abortion Law

Another Indiana anti-abortion law has been – at least temporarily – halted by a federal judge. 

July 1, 2019

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Most 2019 Legislation Takes Effect July 1

Most 2019 Legislation Takes Effect July 1

Most of the nearly 300 new laws crafted by the General Assembly this year take effect Monday.

June 27, 2019

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Supreme Court Deals Blow To Indiana Redistricting Reform Advocates

Supreme Court Deals Blow To Indiana Redistricting Reform Advocates

The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a blow Thursday to Indiana activists pushing for comprehensive redistricting reform.

June 27, 2019

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Westercamp Challenges Hill, Announces Bid For Attorney General

Westercamp Challenges Hill, Announces Bid For Attorney General

Zionsville attorney John Westercamp announced his bid for the attorney general's office Thursday.

June 26, 2019

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Decade-Long Lawsuit Between State And IBM Nears Its Conclusion

Decade-Long Lawsuit Between State And IBM Nears Its Conclusion

After a lengthy legal fight, the courts eventually ruled that IBM owes the state about $78 million.

June 26, 2019

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National League Of Cities Leaders Meet In Indianapolis

National League Of Cities Leaders Meet In Indianapolis

City leaders from across Indiana and the country all say bipartisanship is critical to implementing solutions for the challenges their communities face.

June 25, 2019

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Federal, State Agencies Crack Down On Illegal Robocalls

Federal, State Agencies Crack Down On Illegal Robocalls

Federal and state authorities across the country announced Tuesday a crackdown on illegal robocalls.

June 24, 2019

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U.S. Supreme Court Won't Hear Indiana Man's Death Sentence Appeal

U.S. Supreme Court Won't Hear Indiana Man's Death Sentence Appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court won't take the case of an Indiana man convicted of murder who says his lawyers weren't good enough.

June 21, 2019

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May Employment Numbers Show Pessimism In Indiana

May Employment Numbers Show Pessimism In Indiana

Indiana’s unemployment rate remained unchanged in May, holding steady at 3.6 percent.

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