Pritzker claims the additional tax revenue will "eliminate the budget deficit."
The city in Champaign County that will be the most affected by Pritzker's proposal is Champaign, with residents expected to pay an additional $52,713,042 in income taxes -- approximately $1,151 per person in the labor force. Longview will pay only $105,802 more -- approximately $1,763 per person in the labor force in comparison, the least among Champaign County cities.
The following table shows how other cities in Champaign County are affected.
How much more will residents from Champaign 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.