The members of the General Assembly this afternoon unanimously voted to designate the Sussex County portion of State Highway Route No. 15 as the “Senator Robert E. Littell Memorial Highway.”
The longest-serving legislator in New Jersey history history, Republican Senator McHose of Sussex died late last year.
His daughter, Assemblywoman Alison McHose Littell (R-24), choked up when she remembered her father on the floor of the assembly.
Assembly Bill 2656 passed 73-0.
“He will live with me in my heart forever,” said Assemblyman Ralph Caputo (D-28), who served with the late Republican lawmaker.
“Senator Littell was dedicated not only to the constituents he represented, but all of New Jersey,” said Assemblyman Parker Space (R-24). “His commitment to public service is an example to everyone that you can make a difference. Senator Littell loved his family and this great state. We can never truly thank him for his many contributions to New Jersey, but seeing his name on Rt. 15 will always remind us of someone who cared deeply about helping people.”