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Gov. Malloy Statement on Final Legislative Confirmation of Richard A. Robinson to Serve as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy released the following statement regarding the vote in the State Senate this afternoon giving final legislative confirmation to Richard A. Robinson to serve as Chief Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court. The nomination, which received approval in the House of Representatives on Monday, passed the Senate by a vote of 36-0.

“The approval of Justice Robinson to serve as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court no doubt makes history in Connecticut, and I wish him the best in his duties leading the judicial branch,” Governor Malloy said. “Through my own relationship with Justice Robinson when we worked together for the City of Stamford, I personally witnessed a man who not only showed dedication to his public service responsibilities, but also had a passion toward building a stronger, fairer society for all. I am proud to congratulate him on this immense honor today.”

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