Pritzker claims the additional tax revenue will "eliminate the budget deficit."
The city in White County that will be the most affected by Pritzker's proposal is Carmi, with residents expected to pay an additional $3,398,714 in income taxes -- approximately $1,483 per person in the labor force. Maunie will pay only $20,791 more -- approximately $181 per person in the labor force in comparison, the least among White County cities.
The following table shows how other cities in White County are affected.
How much more will residents from White 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.