Pritzker claims the additional tax revenue will "eliminate the budget deficit."
The city in Massac County that will be the most affected by Pritzker's proposal is Metropolis, with residents expected to pay an additional $4,191,749 in income taxes -- approximately $1,734 per person in the labor force. Belknap will pay only $218,210 more -- approximately $12,123 per person in the labor force in comparison, the least among Massac County cities.
The following table shows how other cities in Massac County are affected.
How much more will residents from Massac 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.