Pritzker claims the additional tax revenue will "eliminate the budget deficit."
The city in Edgar County that will be the most affected by Pritzker's proposal is Paris, with residents expected to pay an additional $5,501,133 in income taxes -- approximately $1,351 per person in the labor force. Vermilion will pay only $59,242 more -- approximately $411 per person in the labor force in comparison, the least among Edgar County cities.
The following table shows how other cities in Edgar County are affected.
How much more will residents from Edgar 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.