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Representative Matthews on the House Floor

Ashlee Matthews

Representative Matthews

District 37

Ashlee Matthews was elected to represent the working-class families of House District 37 in the year 2020, officially commencing her legislative service in 2021. She is an active member of several significant committees and subcommittees, including the Business and Labor Interim Committee, Business, Economic Development, and Labor Appropriations Subcommittee, House Business and Labor Committee, House Ethics Committee, House Rules Committee, House Transportation Committee, Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Coordination Committee, and the Transportation Interim Committee.

Representative Matthew’s  primary legislative focus revolves around addressing issues crucial to working families, with a particular emphasis on improving child care accessibility and affordability, as well as providing support to working parents. During the 2023 session, she achieved notable success by passing legislation that significantly expanded maternal healthcare services, enhanced childcare accessibility, and promoted employment opportunities for individuals with criminal backgrounds.

Beyond her responsibilities within the Legislature, Representative Matthews dedicates her time to her family, comprising her two young sons and her devoted husband.


  • Business and Labor Interim Committee

  • Business, Economic Development, and Labor Appropriations Subcommittee

  • House Business and Labor Committee

  • House Ethics Committee

  • House Rules Committee

  • House Transportation Committee

  • Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Coordination Committee

  • Transportation Interim Committee


HB0167 - State Child Care Pilot Program

HB0181 - Offender Employment Amendments

HB0267 - State Purchasing Director Duties

HB0327 - Pollinator Pilot Program Amendments

HB0379 - State Employee Incentive Amendments

HB0415 - Maternal Coverage Amendments

HB0533 - State Pay Plan Amendments

350 N. State Street, Suite 350, Salt Lake City, UT, 84114

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