SHOCKER: Malloy’s 2-Minute Video, Stagnant Economy Fail to Convince Amazon, CT Misses CutJanuary 18, 2018
The governor appeared prominently in a video pitching Amazon on Hartford and/or Stamford for their second headquarters. It didn't work.
On Thursday morning, Amazon announced 20 finalists for its new headquarters:
— CNBC (@CNBC) January 18, 2018
Four northeastern hubs – Boston, Newark, New York City, and Philadelphia – made the final cut.
Cities that didn’t make the cut? Hartford and Stamford, which Gov. Dan Malloy (D-Conn.) and the state of Connecticut submitted as an official bid to Amazon for their massive headquarters site.
Malloy featured prominently in Connecticut’s pitch video:
Surprisingly, the pugnacious governor and Connecticut’s stagnant economy failed to attract Amazon’s attention.
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