• richard coleangelo February 3, 2022 10:47 pm

    Governor: Top Prosecutor Would Be Fired If It Was Up to Me

    Gov. Ned Lamont said Thursday he would fire Connecticut’s top prosecutor — if he had the authority — for “ethical malfeasance,” a day after an independent report raised suspicions about the prosecutor’s hiring of a state budget official’s daughter. The Democratic governor spoke about Chief State’s Attorney Richard Colangelo Jr. during an unrelated news conference. “When it comes to...

  • anastasia diamantis February 3, 2022 1:31 am

    Probe Casts Doubt on Integrity of Job Hire by Top Prosecutor

    An independent investigation released Wednesday questioned the “integrity” of Connecticut’s top prosecutor hiring a state budget official’s daughter in 2020 while lobbying for pay raises for staff, prompting Gov. Ned Lamont to forward the findings to state ethics and criminal justice officials for possible further action. The report says Chief State’s Attorney Richard Colangelo Jr., former high-ranking budget official Konstantinos...

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