Rep. Branden Durst, D-Boise, also sponsored the second amendment, which would have directed funding to regional transit authorities where they exist in the state, or to roads where they don’t. “It gives us another avenue to fund our public highways,” Durst said. “We need to be innovative, guys, we need to get something that we haven’t ever done before.” The motion, however, was voted down.
Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.
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