Pritzker claims the additional tax revenue will "eliminate the budget deficit."
The city in Jersey County that will be the most affected by Pritzker's proposal is Jerseyville, with residents expected to pay an additional $6,355,445 in income taxes -- approximately $1,560 per person in the labor force. Fidelity will pay only $14,930 more -- approximately $276 per person in the labor force in comparison, the least among Jersey County cities.
The following table shows how other cities in Jersey County are affected.
How much more will residents from Jersey 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.