Tim Mason, administrator of Idaho's Division of Public Works, told the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee (JFAC) on Thursday that permanent building fund projects are nearly $500 million behind.
Mason said that there are around $80 million in requests, with roughly half of those being critical. He also said that the department is allocating $17 million of the requested $80 million, by the real backlog number is "around half a billion dollars."
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