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Dec 03, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 3, 2021

Contact: WisDems Press (press@wisdems.org)

President Biden Keeps on Delivering W’s for Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. — From his first day in the Oval Office, President Biden has delivered big for Wisconsin. From the American Rescue Plan to the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the Badger State will see billions in federal funds flowing into the state to support small businesses, expand access to broadband, fix our bridges and roads, and invest in the state’s future.

Read about how President Biden has continued to deliver for Wisconsin here:

Wisconsin State Journal: Wisconsin communities to receive more than $200 million in federal COVID-19 funds

  • “State officials on Monday announced the allocation of more than $205 million in federal coronavirus funds to Wisconsin communities to help address pandemic-related needs.”

Green Bay Press Gazette: Algoma chamber to receive $10,000 grant from state to promote local events to visitors

  • “The Wisconsin Department of Administration, with guidance from the state Department of Tourism, awarded a total of $15 million in grants to 120 local destination marketing organizations across the state, ranging from $2,000 to $1 million individually. Funds came from the state’s share of the American Rescue Plan Act launched by the federal government to help get through the pandemic.”

WKBT: Wisconsin designates $2 million from rescue act to nonprofit agency to ensure health coverage

  • “Wisconsin is designating $2 million in American Rescue Plan Act money to ensure that Wisconsinites have the health care coverage they need for themselves and their families.”

WUWM: Federal infrastructure package to bring recreational trail money to Wisconsin

  • “All Wisconsin House Republicans voted against the infrastructure bill, citing concerns about spending and what one conservative representative called a ‘Socialist agenda.’ But Mills [Vice President of WI Rails to Trails Nonprofit] calls the additional recreational trail money investments in mobility and public health.”

WOAW: Infrastructure Bill sees local impact

  • “The new Infrastructure Law, known as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, calls for $550 billion dollars in spending over the next few years, targeting roads, bridges, broadband internet, and more. And one area farmer says that all of those need improvement.”

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