Pritzker claims the additional tax revenue will "eliminate the budget deficit."
The city in Cook County that will be the most affected by Pritzker's proposal is Chicago, with residents expected to pay an additional $2,212,393,474 in income taxes -- approximately $1,517 per person in the labor force. Hines will pay only $129,755 more in comparison, the least among Cook County cities.
The following table shows how other cities in Cook County are affected.
How much more will residents from Cook 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.