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Smith touts new, $3 million infusion of cash from Legislature for rail center, but it’s not there

An extra $3 million was said to be awarded to the Nyssa rail shipping center project by state lawmakers last month. It wasn't. (The Enterprise file)

NYSSA – The announcement seemed like more good news for the Treasure Valley Reload Center.

Legislators had approved another $3 million for the rail shipping center, now under construction north of Nyssa.

Greg Smith, Malheur County Economic Development Department director, announced the extra money at the March 8 meeting of the board of the Malheur County Development Corp.

But . . .