Lawmakers Agree on This: Airports Need Better Breastfeeding Spaces

The Senate on Tuesday approved an aviation bill that requires major airports to provide lactation rooms for breastfeeding mothers, a provision pushed by Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri.Under the bill, large and medium hub airports would have two years to install the lactation rooms and could use federal funds from the Airport Improvement Program, which is supported by airline passenger fees.The bill, which the Senate passed on a 95-3 vote, reauthorizes the Federal Aviation Administration for 18 months and includes other provisions McCaskill supports.

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