Pasadena Star-News: This stretch of LA County freeway could soon be renamed ‘Barack Obama Freeway’
A resolution authored by state Sen. Anthony Portantino to name a segment of the 134 Freeway between Eagle Rock and Pasadena after President Barack Obama advanced one step closer to becoming official this week.
The state Senate approved the resolution on Monday by a vote of 35-1. Previously, it had been adopted by the Senate Transportation Committee and the Senate Appropriations Committee.
“I am very pleased this freeway naming is gaining such support in the Senate,” said Portantino, D-La Cañada Flintridge. “President Obama deserves recognition for his years of traveling this freeway and his years of dedication to our state and to all Americans as a popular and successful president.”
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