SAN FRANCISCO - The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors yesterday placed the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's $40 billion sales tax measure on the November ballot.

The board - which last week refused to approve the measure for the election - reversed course after finding out it would cost $10 million to print separate ballots for the 30-year, half-cent sales tax. The board continues to oppose the tax because some lawmakers say their districts wouldn't get enough funding.

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