Ask The Mayor: West Lafayette's John Dennis On Readiness To Fight Bigotry

Dec 1, 2016

The mayor says his city's police officers will pull down literature that contains hate speech, all while trying to heed the First Amendment.
Credit City of West Lafayette

West Lafayette Mayor John Dennis and Lafayette Mayor Tony Roswarski talk frequently about how well they and their two cities work together.

It’s a key selling point for Greater Lafayette, in fact.

But on the county’s proposed needle exchange program the two appear far apart.

This week on WBAA’s Ask The Mayor, we talk with Mayor Dennis about a notable disagreement between the two administrations.

Also on this week’s show, what will West Lafayette’s reaction be to the type of white nationalist rhetoric that showed up in posters on the Purdue campus this week?

Is the city fully prepared to deal with possible fallout from the majority of the county that voted for Donald Trump?