Brandon Smith

Brandon Smith is excited to be working for public radio in Indiana. He has previously worked in public radio as a reporter and anchor in mid-Missouri for KBIA Radio out of Columbia. Prior to that, he worked for WSPY Radio in Plano, Illinois as a show host, reporter, producer and anchor. His first job in radio was in another state capitol, in Jefferson City, Missouri, 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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Indiana cast its 11 electoral votes for President Donald Trump Monday as the nation’s Electoral College helps wrap up the 2020 presidential election.

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Hoosiers are split over whether Indiana lawmakers should draw their own districts – as they currently do – or an independent commission should be responsible for redistricting.

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Indiana lesbian couples will be able to include both people’s names on their children’s birth certificates after a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court Monday.

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A majority of Hoosiers say the governor’s emergency powers should be more limited according to the latest edition of the Ball State Hoosier survey, a poll of 600 Indiana residents.

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Attorney General Curtis Hill wants the U.S. Supreme Court to consider a lawsuit filed by the Texas attorney general that seeks to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.

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Gov. Eric Holcomb says Indiana hospitals must postpone or reschedule non-emergency surgeries for the next few weeks as COVID-19’s surge worsens statewide.

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Indiana House Speaker Todd Huston (R-Fishers) has COVID-19.

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Indiana officials say the state expects to get about 55,000 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine next week, with further amounts still unknown.

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A group of Hoosiers who are blind say Indiana’s vote-by-mail system doesn’t allow them to vote privately and independently at home. And they’re suing the state over it.

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Local governments across Indiana can apply for more money from the state to help address fallout from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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