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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.

Recent Posts by Brandon Smith

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September 13, 2019

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Indiana Tax Collections Ahead Of Budget Plan Through August

Indiana Tax Collections Ahead Of Budget Plan Through August

Indiana has collected more in taxes so far this new fiscal year than budget writers planned for.

September 13, 2019

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Chief Justice Rush Reflects On Lack Of Judicial Diversity In Indiana

Chief Justice Rush Reflects On Lack Of Judicial Diversity In Indiana

A recent study shows state Supreme Courts across the country lack gender and racial diversity – and Indiana is no exception.

September 11, 2019

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Carmel Republican Files For Potential Holcomb Challenge

Carmel Republican Files For Potential Holcomb Challenge

The central Indiana businessman faces an uphill battle to even make it on the ballot – candidates for governor must secure 4,500 total voter signatures, 500 from each of Indiana’s nine congressional districts.

September 10, 2019

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Cass County Councilwoman Replaces Head In State Senate

Cass County Councilwoman Replaces Head In State Senate

Stacey Donato was elected Monday night by a Republican precinct caucus.

September 6, 2019

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State Wants To Seal Filings In DCS Class Action Lawsuit

State Wants To Seal Filings In DCS Class Action Lawsuit

The state wants to shield a lot of information from public eyes in a class action lawsuit against the Department of Child Services.

September 5, 2019

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Carson, Braun Tout Opportunity Zones At Indianapolis Site

Carson, Braun Tout Opportunity Zones At Indianapolis Site

U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson says opportunity zones are helping revitalize communities in the Hoosier State and across the country.

September 3, 2019

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Hoosier Lottery Generates Record Revenue For State

Hoosier Lottery Generates Record Revenue For State

The state will get $312 million from the Hoosier Lottery, based on revenue from the fiscal year that ended in June. That’s the most ever, $6 million better than last year.

September 2, 2019

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First Phase Of Revenue Department Overhaul Launches Sept. 3

First Phase Of Revenue Department Overhaul Launches Sept. 3

The Indiana Department of Revenue is changing the way people interact with the agency and pay their taxes.

August 30, 2019

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VA Secretary Applauds Progress, Stresses Need For More Work

VA Secretary Applauds Progress, Stresses Need For More Work

Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie says he’s encouraged by progress at his agency, even as more work is needed.

August 28, 2019

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Gaming Commission Accepting Proposals For Vigo County Casino

Gaming Commission Accepting Proposals For Vigo County Casino

The Indiana Gaming Commission is now accepting proposals for a new Vigo County casino. That comes as the commission Wednesday approved a Gary casino’s move inland.

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