Name Change. Legislation has been introduced to rename the Mario Cuomo Bridge. Democratic Senator James Skoufis wants to go back to its old Name Tappan Zee Bridge. Disgraced former Governor Andrew Cuomo changed it in honor of his father. There was been public outcry ever since. The structure cost 4 Billion. New Yorkers object to the use of the tarnished Cuomo name. Andrew’s fathers legacy has been sullied by his son’s misdeeds. He brought shame and dishonor to his dad’s otherwise stellar record. Name Change. The fallout continues from the sexual harassment scandals !!