Gov. Tony Evers is doing the right thing for Douglas County and all of Wisconsin. Under his leadership, 41 Douglas County small businesses have opened their doors or expanded and Douglas County businesses have received an additional 580 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 $466,858 in Douglas County projects alone, extending internet access to approximately 2,700 residential locations and approximately 53 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 Douglas County, and he’s just getting started.
In March 2022, Governor Tony Evers announced $549,560 in grants to nonprofit organizations benefiting Wisconsin veterans and their families. So much of our strength as a state is our ability to work together to tackle challenges facing folks in our communities, and that includes our veterans. University of Wisconsin Superior Foundation was awarded $25,000 to help support their events for their Veteran and Non-Traditional Student Center.