Governor Evers Announces Opening of the 2020 Broadband Expansion Grant Round
September 19, 2019
Recently, Governor Tony Evers, joined by Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes, Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection Secretary Brad Pfaff, and Public Service Commission of Wisconsin Chairperson Rebecca Cameron Valcq, announced the first round of broadband grants appropriated in the 2019-2021 state biennial budget.
This initial $24 million grant round is the largest in state history and is greater than all seven previous grant rounds put together.
“Wisconsin lags behind the national average when it comes to getting our people access to broadband internet,” said Gov. Eve...