Pritzker claims the additional tax revenue will "eliminate the budget deficit."
The city in McDonough County that will be the most affected by Pritzker's proposal is Macomb, with residents expected to pay an additional $7,042,018 in income taxes -- approximately $812 per person in the labor force. Bardolph will pay only $56,631 more -- approximately $534 per person in the labor force in comparison, the least among McDonough County cities.
The following table shows how other cities in McDonough County are affected.
How much more will residents from McDonough 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.