From 1998 to 1999 she was Minister of State and Hessian Minister for Environment, Energy, Youth, Family and Health. Since January 18, 2014, she has headed the Ministry for the Environment, Climate Protection, Agriculture and Consumer Protection as Minister .
Life and work
After completing secondary school at the Comenius School Herborn in 1974, Priska Hinz attended the technical school for social education in Limburg an der Lahn , from which she graduated in 1977 as an educator . She then worked in a children's home in Herborn and in 1979 took over the management of a day-care center in Frankfurt am Main . In 1982, she moved to the state parliamentary group of the Greens in the Hessian state parliament.
Priska Hinz is married and has two sons.
Priska Hinz has been a member of the Greens since 1980. From 1993 to 1995 she was a member of the state board of the Greens in Hesse .
Priska Hinz was a member of the Hessian state parliament from 1985 to 1989, from 1995 to 1998 and from 1999 to 2005 . Here she was from 1985 to 1987, from 1995 to 1998 and from 2003 to 2005 deputy chairwoman of the parliamentary group of the Greens. In 1995 she ran for the parliamentary group chairmanship, but was defeated by the competitor Alexander Müller . Until 1998 she was the financial policy spokeswoman for the parliamentary group. For the state election in Hesse in 1999 , Priska Hinz was the top candidate. After the defeat, she resigned from the ministerial office and was chairwoman of the parliamentary group from 1999 to 2000. In May 2000, she resigned from this office after she had lost the election for party chairmanship with 72 votes to 84 at the state assembly of the Greens in Niedernhausen. Since April 2003 she has been the spokesperson for education and media policy in her group.
In addition, she was a member of the city council in Friedrichsdorf from 1985 to 1987 , and from 1989 to 1994 she was the city treasurer and social affairs officer of the city of Maintal . From 2001 to 2006, Hinz was a member of the Lahn-Dill district .
From 2005 until her appointment as Minister of Hesse, she was a member of the German Bundestag . In the 16th electoral term, she was the spokesperson for education and research policy for the Bündnis 90 / Die Grünen parliamentary group. Since the 2009 Bundestag election, Priska Hinz has been the spokesperson for education policy and biotechnology and a member of the budget committee. From 2011 she was the spokesperson for budget policy for the Bündnis 90 / Die Grünen parliamentary group.
On November 11, 1994, she was appointed State Secretary in the Hessian Ministry for the Environment, Energy and Federal Affairs and as the representative of the State of Hesse at the federal level in the state government led by Prime Minister Hans Eichel ( SPD ). After the state elections in 1995, she left office on April 4, 1995.
After Margarethe Nimsch's resignation because of allegations of the so-called “ cousin economy ”, Priska Hinz was appointed Hessian Minister for Environment, Energy, Youth, Family and Health on March 24, 1998. After the red-green coalition lost its majority in the 1999 state elections, it left the state government on April 4, 1999.
In 2008, Hinz was to become minister of culture in a targeted minority government of the SPD and the Greens in Hessen.
Since 2007 Priska Hinz has been a board member of the DAFG - German-Arab Friendship Society
On 18 January 2014, it was as a member of the Cabinet Bouffier II to the Hessian Minister for Environment, Climate Change, Agriculture and Consumer Protection appointed. As a result, she left the Bundestag. Her successor was the MP Wolfgang Strengmann-Kuhn .
- Jochen Lengemann : The Hessen Parliament 1946–1986 . Biographical handbook of the advisory state committee, the state assembly advising the constitution and the Hessian state parliament (1st – 11th electoral period). Ed .: President of the Hessian State Parliament. Insel-Verlag, Frankfurt am Main 1986, ISBN 3-458-14330-0 , p. 283 ( hessen.de [PDF; 12.4 MB ]).
- Jochen Lengemann: MdL Hessen. 1808-1996. Biographical index (= political and parliamentary history of the state of Hesse. Vol. 14 = publications of the Historical Commission for Hesse. Vol. 48, 7). Elwert, Marburg 1996, ISBN 3-7708-1071-6 , p. 188.
- Biography at the German Bundestag
- Priska Hinz in the Munzinger archive ( beginning of article freely available)
- Priska Hinz on parliament watch.de
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German politician (Bündnis 90 / Die Grünen), MdL, MdB|
|DATE OF BIRTH||March 10, 1959|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Diez|