Gov. Tony Evers is doing the right thing for Rusk County and all of Wisconsin. Under his leadership, 14 Rusk County small businesses have opened their doors or expanded and Rusk County businesses have received an additional 283 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 $803,121 in Rusk County projects alone, extending internet access to more than 391 residential locations and over 22 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 Rusk County, and he’s just getting started.
In December 2021, Gov. Evers visited the Rusk County Visitors Center. The team was awarded funds through the Destination Marketing Organizations Grant Program, part of the governor’s larger $14 million investment in Wisconsin’s tourism and entertainment industries.