Ashley (Ashley) Hinson (R-USH01)
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Capitol: 202.225.2911
FAX: 202.225.1776
District: 563.557.7789
Representative
Room 1429 LHOB- Longworth House Office Building 15 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20515-1501

Residence: Marion, IA
Elected: 2020    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Matthew Arenholz   DOB: 6/27/1983
Committee Assignments
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Homeland Security
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies
FC MemberCongressional TRIO Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Budget
FC MemberCongressional Caucus for Women's Issues (House)
MemberHouse Committee on Appropriations
FC MemberRepublican Study Committee (RSC)
Counties Representing
Allamakee / Benton / Black Hawk / Bremer / Buchanan / Clayton / Delaware / Dubuque / Fayette / Howard / Iowa / Jackson / Jones / Linn / Marshall / Mitchell / Poweshiek / Tama / Winneshiek / Worth

Bio

Congresswoman Ashley Hinson proudly represents Iowa's 1st district in Congress.

During her years as a reporter, Ashley shared the stories of countless Iowans on the local news. As their Congresswoman, she is bringing those stories to Washington to help shape federal policy and improve the lives of workers, farmers, seniors, veterans, and families in Iowa.

An Iowa native, Ashley is an award-winning journalist and a proud wife and mother of two. Ashley previously served in the Iowa state House and represented Iowa's 67th House district, serving Hiawatha, Robins, Cedar Rapids, and Marion, where she currently resides. As a state Representative, she worked successfully to balance the budget, cut taxes, and protect the most vulnerable in her community.

In Congress, she continues to be a common-sense leader and pursue pro-growth policies. She has introduced and supported bipartisan legislation to improve child care access for working families in Iowa, root out corruption in Washington through federal lobbying bans, and create opportunities for workers in the community. She is a member of the House Appropriations Committee and House Budget Committee, where she oversees the government funding process and fights to ensure every taxpayer dollar is accounted for and spent responsibly. As a mother of two, she also has a keen interest in protecting the safety and security of Iowa families. Prior to serving Iowans in public office, Ashley was a reporter for KCRG-TV in Cedar Rapids. For more than a decade, she had the opportunity to connect with Iowa's small business owners and community leaders. Ashley's extensive reporting on rising healthcare costs, devastating flooding, and other critical issues impacting Eastern Iowa drove her to seek opportunities to better serve her community and take action to solve the problems she had covered for years.

While working as a reporter, Ashley earned recognition as a two-time Midwest regional Emmy award winner, an RTDNA Health Reporting Fellow, and a Waypoint Tribute to Women Honoree. She received her B.A. in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Southern California before returning home to Iowa to work and raise a family.

Ashley and her husband Matt are raising their two sons in Marion. Her children motivate her every day to fight for a better community and a stronger economy for all Iowa families. Ashley is also an active member of her community, regularly playing violin at Antioch Christian Church and volunteering with local charities.