(The Center Square) – There is talk of tens-of-thousands of jobs, and billions of dollars in investments coming to Wisconsin over the next decade because of the state’s status as a regional tech hub.

Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday said Wisconsin has been officially selected as one of a dozen states that will serve as federal Regional Tech Hubs.

“We’re positioning Wisconsin as a national leader in innovative industries as we work to build the economy. We need to meet the demands of the 21st century,” Evers said in a statement.

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