Scrutiny of GIF jobs finds holes

Some projects unfinished, others lack financial records

Posted: December 27, 2017 at 1:04 a.m.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/LISA HAMMERSLY A West Memphis nonprofit bought this house with part of a $60,000 state General Improvement Fund grant intended to "house homeless veterans" in Crittenden County. Creative Strategies Community Development Corp. rents the house, though veterans don't occupy it now.

The application for $60,000 in Arkansas taxpayer money promised to help veterans in trouble.

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