Capitol Report: Rowland out of federal prison, Amazon passes on Connecticut

Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland arrives at federal court in New Haven, Conn., Sept. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

(WTNH) — For the second time in his life, former Connecticut Governor John Rowland has been released from a federal prison.

Rowland served nearly half of his 30 month sentence for campaign fraud, conspiracy, and obstruction of justice. He is now in a halfway house.

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The panel discusses whether Rowland has a future in politics after these incidents.

Also, in spite of all the creative videos and designer sales pitches, Amazon will take a pass on all Connecticut submissions as locations for its second North American headquarters.

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New York City, Boston and Newark are still in the running.

Watch the video above to learn more.

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