Apoyando a las empresas y nuestra economía

JB believes that increasing wages and supporting businesses are the keys to building a strong economy in every corner of our state. His administration is making smart investments in technology and innovation and is providing support and incentives to businesses to create jobs throughout our state.

  • Launched Connect Illinois to expand broadband internet access to the entire state
  • Created a business loan fund to expand opportunities for minority business owners
  • Cut taxes for 300,000 small businesses
  • Developed new incentives for job creation on new construction and renovations in underserved communities
  • Refocused community college workforce development programs to concentrate on high-growth industries
  • Encouraged new job creation and workforce development with an apprenticeship tax credit for businesses
  • Extended the film industry tax credit, creating and supporting thousands of entertainment industry jobs in Illinois
  • Elevated the innovation economy with new business incubators and an extension of the research and development tax credit for manufacturers
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