Gov. Tony Evers is doing the right thing for Barron County and all of Wisconsin. Under his leadership, 75 Barron County small businesses have opened their doors or expanded and Barron County businesses have received an additional 1,268 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 $2,121,110 in Barron County projects alone, extending internet access to more than 1,396 residential locations and over 93 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 Barron County, and he’s just getting started.
In celebration of Wisconsin’s Agricultural Tourism Week, together with DATCP Secretary Romanski and Department of Tourism Secretary-designee Anne Sayers, the governor visited Mommsen’s Harvest Hills-Pumpkin Patch & Apple Orchard in Barron CountyGov. Evers and members of his cabinet visited with pumpkin patch owner, Andrew Mommsen, to highlight Wisconsin’s strong agricultural tourism economy, especially during the fall harvest as visitors and locals enjoy pumpkin patches, corn mazes, and apple orchards across the state.
Gov. Evers and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services established a community-based vaccine clinic serving both Douglas and Barron County.
Gov. Evers signed an $11.6 million contract for a pavement and bridge project on northbound U.S. 53 from the Chippewa County line north to U.S. 8 near Cameron in Barron County.