FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Jan. 21, 2022 Legislation proposed by Sen. Yasmin Trudeau (D-Tacoma), SB 5702, would allow new parents to affordably access donor breast milk by requiring that health plans and the state Medicaid program provide coverage for donor breast milk. “This bill is deeply personal to me and to so many new or expecting parents in our communities,” said Trudeau. “I understand the struggle, the shame and the trauma that accompanies difficult labor and the inability to produce the nutrients that your baby needs. When I had to go through that, I was not aware that donor breast milk was available but even if I did, it still would not have been covered by my medical insurance. This bill would ...Read More
About Sen. Trudeau
I am proud and honored to represent the 27th Legislative District in the Senate, and I can’t wait to champion our community’s priorities and needs.
I previously served as the legislative director for Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson, and before that served as a policy analyst for the Washington State Senate and a legislative aide for then-state Sen. Pramila Jayapal. I’m bringing my extensive experience as an attorney, a mom, and a Bengali-American woman to my service of our district, and I am eager to get to work on behalf of all our neighbors.
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Sen. Trudeau In The News
Washington State Journal: ‘Washington Future Fund Trust’ Would Set Aside at Least $3.2K for Each Eligible Child
Young adults will be able to access a fund years from now ...Read More
Sen. Yasmin Trudeau (D) has put forth a bill that would allow ...Read More
You didn’t see her name or face on any neighborhood campaign signs ...Read More