ETHICS ISSUE: Complaint Against Rastetter Dismissed

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The Iowa Campaign Ethics Board heard an ethics complaint Thursday against Iowa Board of Regents member Bruce Rastetter.

The complaint, filed by Iowa CCI, claimed after Rastetter became a regent he influenced Iowa State University to partner with a company in which he invested in to farm land in Tanzania.

The complaint also accused Rastetter of filing a false financial disclosure statement with the state. He filedĀ  new disclosure statement earlier this week on the Tanzania farming project.

After meeting Thursday afternoon, the board dismissed the ethics complaint.

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