Pritzker claims the additional tax revenue will "eliminate the budget deficit."
The city in Hamilton County that will be the most affected by Pritzker's proposal is Mc Leansboro, with residents expected to pay an additional $2,447,363 in income taxes. Springerton will pay only $177,866 more -- approximately $2,869 per person in the labor force in comparison, the least among Hamilton County cities.
The following table shows how other cities in Hamilton County are affected.
How much more will residents from Hamilton 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.