Gov. Tony Evers is doing the right thing for Jackson County and all of Wisconsin. Under his leadership, 15 Jackson County small businesses have opened their doors or expanded and Jackson County businesses have received an additional 373 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 $2,177,500 in Jackson County projects alone, extending internet access to more than 338 residential locations and over 10 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 Jackson County, and he’s just getting started.
In March 2021, Gov. Evers visited the Ho-Chunk Nation’s COVID-19 vaccine site in Black River Falls, where they discussed the site’s success in administering COVID-19 vaccines to tribal members, the local community, and the site’s role in addressing vaccine hesitancy.
Gov. Evers visited Jackson County in September 2021 for the ribbon cutting of the Jackson Electric Strobus Solar Project. This project is anticipated to provide energy to more than 320 households, ensuring a cleaner, more reliable energy grid.