Governor of Connecticut

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Governor of Connecticut
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Governor Ned Lamont of Connecticut, official portrait (cropped).jpg
Ned Lamont

since January 9, 2019
StyleHis Excellency
ResidenceConnecticut Governor's Residence
Term lengthFour years
Inaugural holderJonathan Trumbull
DeputySusan Bysiewicz
Salary$150,000 (2009)[1]

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 Ned Lamont, who took office on January 9, 2019.

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  1. "Salaries of Governor and Lieutenant Governor. Office of Governor full time". General Statutes of Connecticut (2009). Connecticut General Assembly. Retrieved July, 3 2010. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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