Gov. Tony Evers is doing the right thing for Fond du Lac County and all of Wisconsin. Under his leadership, 48 Fond du Lac County small businesses have opened their doors or expanded and Fond du Lac County businesses have received an additional 2,082 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 $290,216 in Fond du Lac County projects alone, extending internet access to approximately 2,094 residential locations and approximately 97 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 Fond du Lac County, and he’s just getting started.
Gov. Evers visited several local businesses in Fond du Lac County to highlight investments made through his Main Street Bounceback grant program, which provides business owners with $10,000 grants to move into vacant storefronts in their communities. The governor visited Twisted Thread and Cellar District to learn about their stories and how his Main Street Bounceback grants helped support their businesses and main streets in the area.