Pritzker claims the additional tax revenue will "eliminate the budget deficit."
The city in Fayette County that will be the most affected by Pritzker's proposal is Vandalia, with residents expected to pay an additional $3,753,283 in income taxes -- approximately $1,545 per person in the labor force. Bingham will pay only $111,202 more -- approximately $4,448 per person in the labor force in comparison, the least among Fayette County cities.
The following table shows how other cities in Fayette County are affected.
How much more will residents from Fayette 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.