Legislation that would designate Route 15 as the “Ronald Reagan Memorial Highway” was introduced shortly after his death in June 2004, but has never gone to a vote in either the Senate or Assembly.
Assembly members Alison Littell McHose and Gary Chiusano, R-24th Dist., will co-sponsor the latest version of the Reagan bill, spokesman Louis Crescitelli said.
Assemblyman Michael Patrick Carroll, R-25th Dist., a Reagan bill supporter since 2004, introduced the Reagan bill last week.
Asked about the bill’s prospects in the Democratic-controlled state Legislature, Carroll said, “Who knows? It depends on whether Democrats want to put partisanship ahead of history.
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