Pritzker claims the additional tax revenue will "eliminate the budget deficit."
The city in Perry County that will be the most affected by Pritzker's proposal is Du Quoin, with residents expected to pay an additional $3,726,838 in income taxes -- approximately $1,477 per person in the labor force. Willisville will pay only $170,928 more -- approximately $617 per person in the labor force in comparison, the least among Perry County cities.
The following table shows how other cities in Perry County are affected.
How much more will residents from Perry 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.