Gov. Tony Evers is doing the right thing for Polk County and all of Wisconsin. Under his leadership, 64 Polk County small businesses have opened their doors or expanded and Polk County businesses have received an additional 995 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 $4,717,367 in Polk County projects alone, extending internet access to more than 2,328 residential locations and over 256 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 Polk County, and he’s just getting started.
Gov. Evers kicked off Agricultural Tourism Week in Wisconsin at a press conference in Polk County with the Farm Table Foundation in Amery, celebrating the agricultural tourism and entertainment industries and their importance to Wisconsin’s rural communities and state’s economy.
Gov. Evers visited The Schweet Stop and Brew & Sip, two Amery businesses that received Main Street Bounceback grants, to celebrate National Economic Development Week.