Wisconsin’s governor wants to use some of the state’s stimulus money to bring faster internet to people across the state.
Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday announced plans to spend $100 million in American Rescue Plan dollars on broadband internet grants.
“We’re taking a major step toward connecting everyone in our state,” the governor said.
Juxtapose that with Minnesota’s proposed investment of $70 million…
State Leaders Agree on $70 Million for Broadband
State leaders announced the Border-to-Border Broadband Grant Program will receive $70 million over the next two years. The funding is part of a $52 billion two-year budget agreement. Governor Tim Walz, Senate Majority Paul Gazelka, and Speaker of the House Melissa Hortman announced the deal at a joint press conference this morning, the final day of the 2021 legislative session.