Pritzker claims the additional tax revenue will "eliminate the budget deficit."
The city in Mason County that will be the most affected by Pritzker's proposal is Manito, with residents expected to pay an additional $2,122,690 in income taxes -- approximately $2,518 per person in the labor force. Forest City will pay only $179,458 more -- approximately $1,291 per person in the labor force in comparison, the least among Mason County cities.
The following table shows how other cities in Mason County are affected.
How much more will residents from Mason 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.