Arizona senator wants to name major state highway after Donald Trump

A Republican senator wants to name a major state highway in northern Arizona after former president Donald Trump.

Sen. Wendy Rogers filed a legislative proposal (SCM 1003) last week that urges state transportation officials to designate State Route 260 as the “Donald J. Trump Highway.” The roughly 220-mile stretch of road runs east and west, connecting Cottonwood to Eager, Arizona.

Trump’s tax cuts, his decision to take the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Agreement, and his COVID response are among the reasons listed for honoring the 45th president, who was also rejected by Arizona voters and impeached twice during his four years in office.

The bill has been assigned to the Senate Transportation Committee but has not received a hearing, yet.

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