Gov. Tony Evers is doing the right thing for Ashland County and all of Wisconsin. Under his leadership, 29 Ashland County small businesses have opened their doors or expanded and Ashland County businesses have received an additional 639 grants to help pay bills, stock shelves, hire employees, and more. He has also followed through on his promise to expand high-speed internet access by investing $7,913,083 in Ashland County projects alone, extending internet access to more than 590 residential locations and over 23 businesses. Across Wisconsin, Gov. Evers continues to deliver results. 86% of Wisconsinites have received a 15% income tax cut or more, unemployment is at historic lows, and our schools are ranked among the top 10 in the nation. Gov. Evers has brought Republicans and Democrats together to do the right thing for communities and families in Ashland County, and he’s just getting started.
In January 2022, Gov. Tony Evers highlighted six projects across the state of Wisconsin that are receiving over $23 million in grants to expand high-speed internet to more than 3,400 residential and 200 business locations that are currently unserved or underserved primarily in Crawford, Sauk, Iowa, Richland, and Ashland counties.