Pritzker claims the additional tax revenue will "eliminate the budget deficit."
The city in Madison County that will be the most affected by Pritzker's proposal is Edwardsville, with residents expected to pay an additional $30,315,385 in income taxes -- approximately $2,262 per person in the labor force. Venice will pay only $175,285 more -- approximately $204 per person in the labor force in comparison, the least among Madison County cities.
The following table shows how other cities in Madison County are affected.
How much more will residents from Madison 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.