Gov. Tony Evers is doing the right thing for Racine County and all of Wisconsin. Under his leadership, 147 Racine County small businesses have opened their doors or expanded and Racine County businesses have received an additional 3,099 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 $878,074 in Racine County projects alone, extending internet access to approximately 2,126 residential locations. 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 Racine County, and he’s just getting started.
As part of his celebration of Pride Month 2021, the governor and now-Assembly Minority Leader Greta Neubauer visited the LGBT Center of SE Wisconsin, where they met with leaders of the center and community members to hear more about the support and services provided to LGBTQ Wisconsinites.
Gov. Evers visited the Julian Thomas Elementary School Health Clinic to announce two new grant programs, the Neighborhood Investment Fund and the Healthcare Infrastructure Capital Investment grant program. The governor’s two programs will provide $250 million to invest in long-term capital projects in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic to support communities across the state and build long-term, sustainable economic success.
Gov. Evers opened the first community-based vaccine clinic in Racine County.