Pritzker claims the additional tax revenue will "eliminate the budget deficit."
The city in Boone County that will be the most affected by Pritzker's proposal is Belvidere, with residents expected to pay an additional $21,220,254 in income taxes -- approximately $1,635 per person in the labor force. Garden Prairie will pay only $709,690 more -- approximately $6,633 per person in the labor force in comparison, the least among Boone County cities.
The following table shows how other cities in Boone County are affected.
How much more will residents from Boone 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.