Pritzker claims the additional tax revenue will "eliminate the budget deficit."
The city in Hardin County that will be the most affected by Pritzker's proposal is Elizabethtown, with residents expected to pay an additional $509,258 in income taxes -- approximately $5,250 per person in the labor force. Rosiclare will pay only $295,940 more -- approximately $889 per person in the labor force in comparison, the least among Hardin County cities.
The following table shows how other cities in Hardin County are affected.
How much more will residents from Hardin 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.