When the new $4 billion Hudson River span opened in 2018 alongside the remnants of the aging Tappan Zee, Governor Andrew Cuomo formally named the new bridge after his father.
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But now, after Cuomo's resignation amid sexual misconduct allegations, there is growing support among state lawmakers to change the name.
Republican state Assemblyman Michael Lawler first introduced legislation back in March.
A number of Democrats now support the renaming effort.
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