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Casey Smith

Casey Smith

A lifelong Hoosier, Casey Smith previously reported on the Indiana Legislature for The Associated Press. Smith has had internships and fellowships at the Investigative Program in Berkeley, California, The Indianapolis Star, the Investigative Reporting Workshop in Washington, D.C., The Washington Post, National Geographic, USA Today and other publications. Internationally, she has reported on water quality across South America. She holds a master’s degree in investigative reporting and narrative science writing from the University of California/Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism. She previously earned degrees in journalism, anthropology and Spanish from Ball State University, where she now serves as an instructor of journalism.

Free pre-K enrollment still open for low-income Hoosier kids

By: - June 29, 2022

Hoosier parents still have time to register kids for Indiana's free pre-k education program. 

Indiana lawmakers weigh THC regulations, marijuana decriminalization

By: - June 29, 2022

Indiana lawmakers this summer and fall will discuss potential regulations for THC products, as well as possible decriminalization of marijuana.

Indiana attorney general asks courts to lift abortion law injunctions

By: - June 28, 2022

Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita asked the courts to lift injunctions against numerous Indiana abortion laws

Indiana lawmakers drafting abortion plan for July

By: - June 28, 2022

Indiana lawmakers have signaled support for new restrictions on abortions but remain quiet about what specifically could be proposed.

Lawmakers plan response to boost Indiana college-going rate

By: - June 28, 2022

Indiana lawmakers plan to propose legislative action in response to a new report showing only half of Indiana’s 2020 high school graduates pursued some form of college education beyond high school.