Pritzker claims the additional tax revenue will "eliminate the budget deficit."
The city in Henderson County that will be the most affected by Pritzker's proposal is Oquawka, with residents expected to pay an additional $779,660 in income taxes -- approximately $976 per person in the labor force. Raritan will pay only $40,042 more -- approximately $1,430 per person in the labor force in comparison, the least among Henderson County cities.
The following table shows how other cities in Henderson County are affected.
How much more will residents from Henderson 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.