Pritzker claims the additional tax revenue will "eliminate the budget deficit."
The city in Jefferson County that will be the most affected by Pritzker's proposal is Mount Vernon, with residents expected to pay an additional $11,226,319 in income taxes -- approximately $1,670 per person in the labor force. Ina will pay only $287,763 more -- approximately $1,693 per person in the labor force in comparison, the least among Jefferson County cities.
The following table shows how other cities in Jefferson County are affected.
How much more will residents from Jefferson 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.