(WTNH) – Back in November, Governor Ned Lamont announced the appointment of a new Consumer Counsel for the State of Connecticut. If you asked 10 people on the street what consumer counsel does, most probably couldn’t tell you.

But, you are going to find out why this role is so important.

Claire Coleman, Lamont’s appointee for the 5-year job sat down with the Capitol Report team.

Watch the video above for the full interview.