Chris Dodd’s Wife Financially Tied to Health Companies

Christopher Dodd, U.S. Senator.Image via WikipediaJackie Clegg Dodd, the wife of Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.), sits on the board of four health organizations from which she collected at least $4,000 in director’s fees in 2008, according to

Dodd’s recently released personal financial disclosure reports. (Dodd had filed for an extension to the May 15 deadline.)

Those groups include:

* Assisted living facility and retirement community, Brookdale Senior Living, Inc.
* Drug maker Cardiome Pharma Corp.
* Drug maker Javelin Pharma Inc.
* Non-profit Public Welfare Foundation

Dodd’s wife also sits on the board of Pear Tree Pharmaceutical, which gave her less than $1,000 in director’s fees, according to the senator’s disclosure reports.

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