The Mario M. Cuomo Bridge may soon have a new name.
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Many Hudson Valley residents have voiced displeasure after former Gov. Andrew Cuomo renamed the Tappan Zee Bridge after his father, the governor of New York State.
In 2017, Andrew Cuomo renamed the bridge to honor his late father, Mario M. Cuomo.
The newly built bridge was named the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge.
Some residents were upset Tappan Zee was removed from the bridge's name. Tappan is the name of a Native-American sub-tribe who occupied the area and Zee is Dutch for sea, referring to the early Dutch settlers, according to Assemblymember Thomas J. Abinanti, Assembly District 92.
Abinanti is willing to comprise with the name change. His bill will allow for Cuomo to stay in the bridge's name, but also add Tappan Zee to the name.
The bill renames the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Tappan Zee Bridge. It would also rename the Welcome Center at the Westchester Landing for the bridge the Governor Malcolm Wilson Welcome Center.
The bill is in its early stages. It's currently in the Assembly Committee.
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