Pritzker claims the additional tax revenue will "eliminate the budget deficit."
The city in Wabash County that will be the most affected by Pritzker's proposal is Mount Carmel, with residents expected to pay an additional $5,379,274 in income taxes -- approximately $1,544 per person in the labor force. Keensburg will pay only $54,302 more -- approximately $920 per person in the labor force in comparison, the least among Wabash County cities.
The following table shows how other cities in Wabash County are affected.
How much more will residents from Wabash 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.