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GOV. MALLOY & LT. GOV. WYMAN STATEMENTS ON TERESA YOUNGER BEING NAMED PRESIDENT & CEO OF THE MS. FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN

(HARTFORD, CT) - Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman today released the following statements regarding this evening's announcement that Teresa C. Younger, Executive Director of Connecticut's Permanent Commission on the Status of Women, has been named President and CEO of the Ms. Foundation for Women:

Governor Malloy said, "I want to congratulate Teresa for this tremendous accomplishment. From our push for pay equity to our recent enactment of an increased minimum wage, Connecticut has greatly benefitted from her work. Teresa has been a steadfast partner and friend, and I wish her well in this new endeavor."

Lt. Governor Wyman said, "I've worked with Teresa for many years - she is a tremendous advocate and leader, providing a strong and sure voice for equality, fairness, and justice for women in Connecticut. The Ms. Foundation - and women across the nation - will certainly benefit from her broad expertise, her diligence, and her tirelessness. We wish her the very best in this extraordinary opportunity and thank her for her years of service and dedication to Connecticut."

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Juliet Manalan

Director of Communications

Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman

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