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EDITORIAL: Clear answers are needed to solidify the case for the Treasure Valley rail reload project

The most important detail to keep in mind about the proposed Treasure Valley Reload Center is that the $26 million needed to build it is public money. Every dollar comes out of taxpayers’ pockets. The taxpayers and not industry or private interests are the ones being asked to underwrite this rail shipping center and they need confidence their money is going to be well spent.

That’s not entirely clear at the moment, and that is the fault of Malheur County Development Corp. and the officials promoting this project.

Let’s be clear . . .