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‘Remove the stain’: Lawmaker wants Cuomo name removed from bridge

Assemblyman Mike Lawler (R-97) is proposing new legislation in favor saying it would "remove the stain of Andrew Cuomo's name from the Tappan Zee Bridge."

News 12 Staff

Aug 5, 2021, 10:42 AM

Updated 1,047 days ago

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Fallout over the allegations that Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed current and former New York state employees is once again sparking the debate over whether to change the name of the Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge back to the Tappan Zee Bridge.
Assemblyman Mike Lawler (R-97) is proposing new legislation in favor saying it would "remove the stain of Andrew Cuomo's name from the Tappan Zee Bridge."
The Republican lawmaker is also pushing a second bill called Lindsey's Law, named after Cuomo's former aide and accuser Lindsey Boylan.
It would establish criminal penalties for retaliation against state employees.


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