Pritzker claims the additional tax revenue will "eliminate the budget deficit."
The city in Tazewell County that will be the most affected by Pritzker's proposal is Pekin, with residents expected to pay an additional $18,992,850 in income taxes -- approximately $1,168 per person in the labor force. Armington will pay only $301,272 more -- approximately $1,620 per person in the labor force in comparison, the least among Tazewell County cities.
The following table shows how other cities in Tazewell County are affected.
How much more will residents from Tazewell County pay on the proposal?
Per person increases have been calculated using the most recent data about people in the labor force as provided by the U.S. Census Bureau's ongoing American Community Survey.