Ask the Mayor: Lafayette's Tony Roswarski On Opioid Settlement Opt-Outs And Infrastruture Spending

Jun 10, 2021

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This week on WBAA’s Ask The Mayor: local governments across Indiana are deciding whether to opt out of the state’s potential opioid lawsuit settlements in pursuit of their own – including Lafayette. How could the city spend potential settlement funds in the future, and what’s the status of current efforts to combat the opioid crisis?

In our talk with Lafayette Mayor Tony Roswarski, we’ll discuss the progress of the city’s spending plans for its American Rescue Plan funds. Who’s taking part in the ongoing discussions about where the money will be of most use to Lafayette and its residents?

Plus, summer events start ramping up -- and how will this year's summer look different from 2020?