LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Secretary of State John Gale says he has launched an investigation into the voter registration status of a member of the Metropolitan Entertainment and Convention Authority board in Omaha.
The investigation comes in response to a complaint filed against board member Jaime Gutierrez Mora. Questions have been raised about whether Gutierrez lives inside Omaha city limits, as required to serve on MECA's board.
MECA oversees Omaha's CenturyLink Center, TD Ameritrade Park and the Omaha Civic Auditorium.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa officials have signed an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that increases the number of livestock farms routinely inspected, requires more farms to obtain permits, and more strictly enforces violations when manure leaks into rivers.