Wisconsin spent more of its pandemic relief money on business support than any other state
Wisconsin devoted a higher share of its federal pandemic relief funding to businesses and workers than any other state, according to a study by the Center on Budget Relief and Policy Priorities.

More than half of Wisconsin`s federal American Rescue Plan funds, $1.1 billion, went toward economic development initiatives, including $642 million in grants to businesses and $130 million for workforce development.

The Evers administration found that small businesses — especially those that served as community gathering spots — were struggling during the pandemic, said Missy Hughes, secretary and chief executive officer of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp...


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- - Volume: 10 - WEEK: 46 Date: 11/10/2022 9:40:25 AM -