Pritzker claims the additional tax revenue will "eliminate the budget deficit."
The city in Jackson County that will be the most affected by Pritzker's proposal is Carbondale, with residents expected to pay an additional $8,480,100 in income taxes -- approximately $685 per person in the labor force. Jacob will pay only $81,501 more in comparison, the least among Jackson County cities.
The following table shows how other cities in Jackson County are affected.
How much more will residents from Jackson 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.