NY Governor: Bridge-Naming Backlash Is ‘Personally Hurtful’

The Tappan Zee Bridge



Boo hoo. Poor Cuomo. He’s sad that people still want to call the Tappan Zee Bridge the Tappan Zee Bridge. Seems, some people really don’t want to call it the Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge. I wonder why?

(From US News)

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a petition to take his late father’s name off a new bridge is “personally hurtful.”

The state legislature voted in June to name the new $4 billion Hudson River bridge the Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge.

A petition with 75,000 signatures on change.org seeks to keep the old name for the span north of New York City — the Tappan Zee (TAP’-uhn-zee) Bridge.

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