Pritzker claims the additional tax revenue will "eliminate the budget deficit."
The city in Macon County that will be the most affected by Pritzker's proposal is Decatur, with residents expected to pay an additional $38,764,472 in income taxes -- approximately $1,088 per person in the labor force. Elwin will pay only $51,645 more in comparison, the least among Macon County cities.
The following table shows how other cities in Macon County are affected.
How much more will residents from Macon 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.