Mayor Bennett takes part in ‘IN Focus Economic Town Hall’ focused on coronavirus pandemic

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INDIANAPOLIS (NEXSTAR) – Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett and other state and area leaders will take part in Nexstar’s second exclusive live virtual town hall.

“IN Focus: A Coronavirus Town Hall” will air from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday on both WTWO and WAWV. The segment will also be livestreamed on our website with additional web-only content streaming from 8 to 8:30 p.m.

The one-hour virtual Town Hall will be hosted from the studios of WXIN-TV and WTTV-TV in Indianapolis, and will bring together nearly five million viewers in 71 counties across Indiana.

Viewers can submit questions in advance to

In addition to Mayor Bennett, the Town Hall will include U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks, U.S. Rep. Andre Carson, Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett, Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke, South Bend Mayor James Mueller, Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry, Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness, Indiana Workforce Development Commissioner Fred Payne, Indiana Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Kevin Brinegar and other guests.

Due to restrictions on large gatherings, all participants will remotely join the broadcast and livestream.

The Town Hall will begin by addressing the topics of unemployment benefits, stimulus money and the Heroes Act. From there, the discussion will turn to reopening businesses, work protections and the PPP. Finally, the state’s mayors will answer questions on how they are working to re-start their local economies.

Participants will answer questions from hosts as well as those submitted by viewers.

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