Pritzker claims the additional tax revenue will "eliminate the budget deficit."
The city in Macoupin County that will be the most affected by Pritzker's proposal is Carlinville, with residents expected to pay an additional $4,163,569 in income taxes -- approximately $1,594 per person in the labor force. Eagarville will pay only $34,562 more -- approximately $549 per person in the labor force in comparison, the least among Macoupin County cities.
The following table shows how other cities in Macoupin County are affected.
How much more will residents from Macoupin 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.