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Jails and Prisons

Ex-Gov. Rowland May Be Back In Waterbury Next Month

Ex-Gov. Rowland May Be Back In Waterbury Next Month

Ex-Gov. John G. Rowland could be out of the penitentiary and back in Waterbury, where his political career began, by late November, according to the terms of his early release.

The twice convicted and imprisoned career politician is expected to be transferred late next month to a work release program at a half-way house on Cliff Street — 14 months into his 30-month prison sentence. If he finds a job, and friends say he has been promised one by an old friend, he could be moved again to home confinement.

Regardless of whatever combination of half-way house and home confinement Rowland gets, the U.S. Bureau of Prisons said Rowland's sentence will be complete and he will be out of...

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