Press Release: Gov. Evers Delivers Radio Address on the American Rescue Plan

Office of Governor Tony Evers
Gov. Evers Delivers Radio Address on the American Rescue Plan

Audio file of Radio Address.

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today delivered the Democratic Radio Address on the American Rescue Plan and how it will provide much needed relief to Wisconsin's small businesses, workers, families, and schools.

Hi everyone, Governor Tony Evers here.

Recently, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the American Rescue Plan.

This is a new COVID-19 relief package that has broad support across Wisconsin because in addition to providing critical funding to continue to ramp up our vaccine distribution, this plan supports our small businesses with a $50 billion investment to help them keep their doors open and lights on. It also supports our workers and families with $1,400 relief assistance for individuals and it supports our communities with $350 billion going to state and local governments.

It also helps our kids by providing $130 billion to our schools and universities so that our kids and educators can learn and teach safely.

From Wisconsin small businesses and workers to our kids and schools, this federal assistance is needed by Wisconsinites in every corner of the state.

The American Rescue Plan, coupled with our Badger Bounceback agenda, will help make sure our communities and our state can get through this pandemic then bounce back and better than before. So, let’s get this done, folks.

Thank you.