Pritzker claims the additional tax revenue will "eliminate the budget deficit."
The city in Pike County that will be the most affected by Pritzker's proposal is Pittsfield, with residents expected to pay an additional $2,951,351 in income taxes -- approximately $1,410 per person in the labor force. Milton will pay only $75,716 more -- approximately $728 per person in the labor force in comparison, the least among Pike County cities.
The following table shows how other cities in Pike County are affected.
How much more will residents from Pike 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.