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Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett

WFIU's Joe Hren talks with Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett.

Join WFIU’s Joe Hren and Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett as they discuss the government shutdown and how its impacting Indiana. Other topics discussed:

• An update on the city council as they prepare for the 2014 city budget
• The city revenue stream and potential areas of new income
• An update on drilling for oil at Indiana State University
• The controversy surrounding the $9.8 million dollar school pool
• The potential loss of food stamps in November due to loss of federal stimulus dollars
• The mayor’s thoughts on the Affordable Health Care Act and enrollment for the uninsured
• Volunteers who cleaned up nearly 1,000 blocks as part of ‘Keep Terre Haute Beautiful’ day
• And an update on road closings and construction areas where motorists should be cautious

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