Two GOP lawmakers want inspector general at DOT

Two GOP legislators want the Department of Transportation to be overseen by an inspector general after a critical audit of the agency released six weeks ago.
The legislation, from Sen. David Craig and Rep. Joe Sanfelippo, would require the state auditor to appoint a Legislative Audit Bureau inspector general who would oversee DOT. The move was sparked by a January audit of the agency's highway program that showed the agency underestimated by $3.8 billion the costs for major highway work completed over the past decade or still in progress.
Craig, R-Town of Vernon, said appointing an inspector g...

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