Joe Jett opponent jumps on news of legislator's loan to benefactor

Republican Rep. Joe Jett is drawing political fire for the disclosure Sunday by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette that he'd loaned House Speaker Jeremy Gillam $16,000 in 2016 shortly before the financially strapped Gillam appointed him chair of the House Revenue and Taxation Committee.Ryan Carter of Corning, Jett's Democratic challenger in District 56, has issued a news release urging voters to repudiate Jett.Our current State Representative gave a $16,000 loan to the man who...

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