Pritzker claims the additional tax revenue will "eliminate the budget deficit."
The city in Cass County that will be the most affected by Pritzker's proposal is Beardstown, with residents expected to pay an additional $2,907,811 in income taxes -- approximately $943 per person in the labor force. Bluff Springs will pay only $34,495 more in comparison, the least among Cass County cities.
The following table shows how other cities in Cass County are affected.
How much more will residents from Cass 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.