Gov. Tony Evers is doing the right thing for Chippewa County and all of Wisconsin. Under his leadership, 65 Chippewa County small businesses have opened their doors or expanded and Chippewa County businesses have received an additional 1,435 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 $7,032,282 in Chippewa County projects alone, extending internet access to approximately 1,810 residential locations and approximately 170 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 Chippewa County, and he’s just getting started.
Gov. Evers visited Chippewa County as part of his “Pothole Patrol” tour to get out and repair potholes across the state, including in Chippewa Falls. Gov. Evers, who ran on fixing Wisconsin’s roads and bridges, filled in some potholes in Chippewa Falls, discussed his investments in local roads and highways and heard from local leaders about the area’s transportation and infrastructure needs.