Gov. Tony Evers is doing the right thing for Vilas County and all of Wisconsin. Under his leadership, 22 Vilas County small businesses have opened their doors or expanded and Vilas County businesses have received an additional 829 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 $5,374,354 in Vilas County projects alone, extending internet access to more than 3,616 residential locations and over 888 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 Vilas County, and he’s just getting started.
On April 7, 2021, the governor visited Lac du Flambeau Elementary School to talk about his proposed 2021-23 biennial budget’s investments in K-12 education to do what’s best for kids and schools. During the stop, Gov. Evers visited a 5th grade Ojibwe language classroom and was also able to watch the LDF Boyz drum circle.