Name the New Bridge After Former Governor Cuomo? (Audio)

Last week a New York Republican lawmaker floated the idea of naming the new Tappan Zee bridge after former governor Mario Cuomo. Callers to the Morning Show last week weren’t exactly in agreement, and several preferred the idea of naming it after veterans…

Audio clip: Callers

One of Rockland’s representatives in the Assembly, Ellen Jaffee, reportedly had sponsored a bill that would name the bridge after Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt. County Executive Ed Day said the Republican Senate leader who suggested the bill, John Flanagan of Long Island, it should have asked Rocklanders first…

Audio clip: Ed Day

Mario Cuomo, the father of current governor Andrew Cuomo, served three terms in New York’s top elected position from 1983 through 1994. A bill to name the span after Cuomo passed the Senate late Wednesday on the last day of the legislative session, but it did not get through the Assembly.

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