Pritzker claims the additional tax revenue will "eliminate the budget deficit."
The city in Marion County that will be the most affected by Pritzker's proposal is Centralia, with residents expected to pay an additional $7,837,381 in income taxes -- approximately $1,374 per person in the labor force. Vernon will pay only $125,337 more -- approximately $3,482 per person in the labor force in comparison, the least among Marion County cities.
The following table shows how other cities in Marion County are affected.
How much more will residents from Marion 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.