Meanwhile, U.S. Senators Claire McCaskill, of Missouri, and Dick Durbin, of Illinois, are also planning on introducing federal legislation to support this idea. Her office says that McCaskill will honor Musial and call for the bridge to be named after him on the Senate floor today.
Lamping says there will be broad, bipartisan support for the idea.
A breath of fresh air?
"It happens a lot more than you think," he says.
Here's the full text of the bill.
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