Gov. Tony Evers is doing the right thing for Door County and all of Wisconsin. Under his leadership, 61 Door County small businesses have opened their doors or expanded and Door County businesses have received an additional 1,862 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 $2,274,163 in Door County projects alone, extending internet access to approximately 1,307 residential locations and approximately 820 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 Door County, and he’s just getting started.
Gov. Evers visited Door County in December 2021 to announce $60 million in Workforce Innovation Grants to 12 local organizations to meet the unique needs of Wisconsin communities, including recipients in Door County. During his visit, the governor met with stakeholders from United Way of Door County to discuss projects in the area that will provide increased childcare opportunities for working families.
Gov. Evers stopped in Door County in May 2021 during his statewide tour celebrating National Travel and Tourism Week. The governor met with local business owners in Fish Creek and Baileys Harbor to talk about the importance of outdoor recreation and Wisconsin’s tourism industry before stopping at Cave Point County Park in Sturgeon Bay.