Lamont Taps Hilary Carpenter, a Long-Time Public Defender, for Prison Oversight Role

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In a surprise, Gov. Ned Lamont passed over the top two choices recommended for Correction Ombuds on Friday, selecting instead Hilary Carpenter, a long-time public defender, for the new position overs...

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Emilia Otte

Emilia Otte covers health and education for the Connecticut Examiner. In 2022 Otte was awarded "Rookie of the Year," by the New England Newspaper & Press Association.