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How The State Paid Millions For Low Quality Road Work

Audrey Dutton
Idaho Capital Sun
Asphalt cracks on the road in front of Idaho Transportation Department headquarters on State Street in Boise.

Last week, Gov. Brad Little signed a bill that would funnel $80 million a year of Idaho sales taxes into roads.

A few days later, the Idaho Capital Sun published an investigation that says the state may have overpaid road builders $4.3 million in just one year.

Idaho Matters talks with Idaho Capital Sun senior reporter Audrey Dutton to understand more about what's going on.

Samantha Wright is a news reporter and producer for Idaho Matters.