Pritzker claims the additional tax revenue will "eliminate the budget deficit."
The city in Moultrie County that will be the most affected by Pritzker's proposal is Sullivan, with residents expected to pay an additional $5,322,129 in income taxes -- approximately $2,405 per person in the labor force. Gays will pay only $342,635 more -- approximately $2,315 per person in the labor force in comparison, the least among Moultrie County cities.
The following table shows how other cities in Moultrie County are affected.
How much more will residents from Moultrie 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.