Governor of Connecticut

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Governor of Connecticut
Seal of the Governor of Connecticut.svg
Seal of the Governor
Incumbent
Dannel Malloy

since January 5, 2011
Style His Excellency
Residence Connecticut Governor's Residence
Term length Four years
Inaugural holder Jonathan Trumbull
Deputy Nancy Wyman
Salary $150,000 (2009)[1]
Website www.ct.gov/governor

The Governor of Connecticut is in charge of the executive branch of Connecticut's government. The Governor is also commander-in-chief of the state's military forces. The governor must enforce state laws. The governor also can approve or veto bills passed by the Connecticut General Assembly. The governor of Connecticut has no power to pardon. This is unusual among other US governors. There have been 68 governors of the state. The current Governor is Dan Malloy, who took office on January 5, 2011.

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  1. "Salaries of Governor and Lieutenant Governor. Office of Governor full time". General Statutes of Connecticut (2009). Connecticut General Assembly. http://www.cga.ct.gov/2009/pub/Chap031.htm#Sec3-2.htm. Retrieved July, 3 2010.

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