MSNBC: Disclose Fix-the-Debt co-chair Ed Rendell’s conflicts of interest when booking
CREDIOACTION.COM: (Open letter to MSNBC) ….Ed Rendell today is a co-chair of Fix the Debt — nevertheless, in media appearances on your network he is regularly introduced only as the former Democratic governor of Pennsylvania. He is special counsel to the law firm Ballard Spahr, where he focuses on privatization in housing and infrastructure. Rendell is a senior adviser at Greenhill & Co., a multinational investment bank.
Rendell is also on the advisory board of Verdeva, a technology development firm, and an operating partner at the venture capital firm Element Partners, a company that has recently invested in natural gas “fracking” in Pennsylvania and nearby states.
Ed Rendell is no longer a Democratic politician. He is a lobbyist, a banking adviser, and technology investor… (more)