Pritzker claims the additional tax revenue will "eliminate the budget deficit."
The city in Sangamon County that will be the most affected by Pritzker's proposal is Springfield, with residents expected to pay an additional $89,965,478 in income taxes -- approximately $1,528 per person in the labor force. Thayer will pay only $212,424 more -- approximately $562 per person in the labor force in comparison, the least among Sangamon County cities.
The following table shows how other cities in Sangamon County are affected.
How much more will residents from Sangamon 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.