Pritzker claims the additional tax revenue will "eliminate the budget deficit."
The city in Edwards County that will be the most affected by Pritzker's proposal is Albion, with residents expected to pay an additional $1,731,318 in income taxes -- approximately $1,585 per person in the labor force. Bone Gap will pay only $134,017 more -- approximately $1,489 per person in the labor force in comparison, the least among Edwards County cities.
The following table shows how other cities in Edwards County are affected.
How much more will residents from Edwards 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.