CHICAGO -- A bill that would allow Wayne County, Mich., to place on the March ballot a package of proposed taxes to finance a new baseball stadium was introduced last week in the Michigan Legislature.

But some state officials, including Gov. John Engler, have suggested that the ability to put local taxes on the ballot in Wayne County should be extended to the state's 82 other counties as well.

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