Gov. Tony Evers is doing the right thing for Rock County and all of Wisconsin. Under his leadership, 71 Rock County small businesses have opened their doors or expanded and Rock County businesses have received an additional 2,413 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 $611,432 in Rock County projects alone, extending internet access to approximately 6,967 residential locations and 1,249 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 Rock County, and he’s just getting started.
Gov. Evers directed over $4 million in grants for the expansion of healthcare access in Janesville and Edgerton.
In February 2021, Gov. Evers announced that the Blackhawk Technical College would host the first community-based COVID-19 vaccine clinic in the state and celebrated the clinic’s ability to reach community members who might face barriers accessing the vaccine.
In June 2021, as part of several stops throughout the month celebrating National Dairy Month, Gov. Evers visited Roger Rebout and Sons Farm where he met with the Rebout family and discussed the critical importance of the state’s agricultural industry and the issues farmers and their families are up against.