Pritzker claims the additional tax revenue will "eliminate the budget deficit."
The city in Jo Daviess County that will be the most affected by Pritzker's proposal is Galena, with residents expected to pay an additional $4,945,607 in income taxes -- approximately $2,653 per person in the labor force. Nora will pay only $265,662 more -- approximately $3,201 per person in the labor force in comparison, the least among Jo Daviess County cities.
The following table shows how other cities in Jo Daviess County are affected.
How much more will residents from Jo Daviess 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.