Pritzker claims the additional tax revenue will "eliminate the budget deficit."
The city in Whiteside County that will be the most affected by Pritzker's proposal is Sterling, with residents expected to pay an additional $22,296,848 in income taxes -- approximately $3,045 per person in the labor force. Galt will pay only $124,392 more in comparison, the least among Whiteside County cities.
The following table shows how other cities in Whiteside County are affected.
How much more will residents from Whiteside 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.