Days-old firm won state grant; it listed focus as economics, health, no expertise in either

Posted: October 1, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.
Updated: October 2, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.

Former Sen. Jon Woods, R-Springdale (from left) Randell Shelton Jr. and Ecclesia College President Paris Oren Paris III

On Sept. 10, 2013, Arkansas Health and Economic Research Inc. registered -- as most new businesses are required to do -- with the Arkansas secretary of state's office.

Berryville Mayor Tim McKinney

Former Rep. Micah Neal, R-Springdale is shown in this 2014 file photo with Sen. Uvalde Lindsey (right) and Rep. Jana Della Rosa, R-Rogers.

Sen. Bart Hester, R-Cave Springs, is shown in this file photo.

Rep. Jana Della Rosa, R-Rogers, is shown in this 2016 file photo.

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