Mantener seguros a los residentes de Illinois

JB knows that his most important job is to protect Illinois families, and he’s put in place common-sense reforms to make everyone in our state safer.

  • Followed the advice of doctors and scientists to protect the lives of Illinoisans
  • Joined the U.S. Climate Alliance and committed to reducing the state’s carbon footprint while enacting sweeping environmental protections to prevent coal ash from polluting communities across Illinois
  • Improved public safety by expanding recruitment of new Illinois State Police troopers
  • Elevated and strengthened safety for first responders on state highways
  • Implemented gun dealer licensing to eliminate straw purchases and reduce gun trafficking
  • Strengthened the Illinois State Police Division of Forensics Services to address the forensics backlog and introduced rape evidence tracking tool
  • Banned ICE detention centers, welcomed refugees with new welcome centers across the state, and provided immigrant families with health care during the pandemic
  • Expanded access to banking services to reduce reliance on predatory lenders through the “Bank On” initiative and capped high-interest payday loans
  • Doubled the amount of funding for violence prevention and anti-violence programs
  • Provided millions of Ilinoisans relief from high interest on consumer debt
  • Developed a $15 million low-interest loan program to help small municipalities that were financially impacted by high natural gas prices due to extreme weather conditions
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