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Lowe Firing Costing $25K Per Month

The firing of former state Transportation Director Pam Lowe, and defending the resulting wrongful-termination lawsuit, is costing Idaho about $25,000 a month, the Idaho Statesman reports today, with the state's legal bills for the outside lawyers it's hired to handle the case now at $257,913 and counting. That's just for March through December. A trial in the case is scheduled for Aug. 8, and there are a lot big legal bills to come; last month, the state submitted a 5,400-page brief in the case/Betsy Russell, Eye On Boise. More here. (SR file photo of Pam Lowe)

Question: Could the Otter administration have handled the firing of former state Transportation Director more poorly?

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