Governor of Connecticut
|Governor of Connecticut|
Seal of the Governor
|Residence||Connecticut Governor's Residence|
|Term length||Four years|
|Inaugural holder||Jonathan Trumbull|
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.
References[change | change source]
- "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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