Democrats want more diaper-changing stations

November 26, 2019 GMT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic lawmakers want more diaper-changing stations in Wisconsin.

Reps. Jonathan Brostoff and David Crowley along with Sen. Chris Larson have introduced a bill that would require public and commercial buildings built or renovated after the bill becomes law to have diaper-changing stations in every restroom. Owners of commercial buildings with public restrooms would have to post signs identifying bathrooms with changing stations.

Brostoff says he’s a new father and he’s constantly struck by how few businesses have changing stations and how many place them only in women’s restrooms.


Aides for Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald didn’t immediately respond to emails inquiring about Republican support for the proposal.