IN Focus Podcast: Panelists discuss economic, electoral impact of COVID-19 crisis


INDIANAPOLIS – What are local experts saying about the economic and electoral impact of the coronavirus crisis?

And how are state and federal officials handling the growing debate over re-opening parts of our economy?

On this week’s edition of IN Focus, panelists Elise Shrock, Peter Dunn, Abdul-Hakim Shabazz and Bill Moreau discuss this week’s top stories, including the government’s response to COVID-19 and the economic and electoral impact here in Indiana.

In the video above, our panelists also discuss more of this week’s top stories including:

  • New research showing the devastating economic impact for the city’s tourism and hospitality industry, and the economic impact of the latest Congressional relief package.
  • The fallout from the President’s comments (which he suggested were made sarcastically) about disinfectant – comments that have been rejected by medical experts and other officials.
  • New polling from showing strong approval for state and local governments, while Hoosiers were split evenly on the federal government’s response.
  • The latest rules established for the June primary, and what voters need to know about the absentee voting process.

Join us again next week – our program airs every Sunday at 8:30 a.m. on CBS4 and again at 9:30 a.m. on FOX59.

You can also catch a podcast of our entire program, including exclusive bonus content with our panel, on iTunesSpotifyGoogle Play, and Stitcher.

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