Gov. Tony Evers is doing the right thing for Dodge County and all of Wisconsin. Under his leadership, 33 Dodge County small businesses have opened their doors or expanded and Dodge County businesses have received an additional 1,541 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 $1,223,042 in Dodge County projects alone, extending internet access to more than 1,011 residential locations and over 216 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 Dodge County, and he’s just getting started.
In August 2021, Gov. Evers visited Gurn-Z Meadow Farm in Dodge County on a stop to announce a new round of funding through his Farm Support Program, which provided $50 million in direct payments to farmers across the state. In total, the governor has allocated more than $100 million in federal funding to support Wisconsin’s farmers and agricultural industry, and through three rounds of the program, direct support to farmers has exceeded more than $1 million in more than half of Wisconsin’s 72 counties.