Pritzker claims the additional tax revenue will "eliminate the budget deficit."
The city in Morgan County that will be the most affected by Pritzker's proposal is Jacksonville, with residents expected to pay an additional $11,716,380 in income taxes -- approximately $1,320 per person in the labor force. Woodson will pay only $185,746 more -- approximately $1,032 per person in the labor force in comparison, the least among Morgan County cities.
The following table shows how other cities in Morgan County are affected.
How much more will residents from Morgan 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.