Biography

     

Glenn Grothman is the congressman for Wisconsin’s 6th Congressional District. Grothman is currently serving his third term in Congress, having been elected in 2014. 

In the House of Representatives, Grothman serves on three committees, the House Committee on Education and Labor, the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, where he serves as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on National Security, and the House Committee on the Budget. Grothman's time in office has also been marked by his passionate advocacy for manufacturing, worker training, welfare reform, higher education reform, immigration reform and pro-life causes. Grothman has also been recognized for his work to protect Medicare and Social Security by receiving the “Guardian of Seniors’ Rights” award.

Before serving in Congress, Grothman served as the Assistant Majority Leader in the Wisconsin State Senate where he worked on economic growth legislation and tax reform. Prior to his election to the state senate, Grothman served as a representative to the Wisconsin State Assembly for 10 years. He was also a practicing attorney in the areas of estate planning and probate and worked as a tax preparer.

Grothman earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting and Juris Doctor from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. He graduated from Homestead High School near his home town of Thiensville, Wisconsin.

Grothman, 65, lives in the Town of Greenbush in Sheboygan County.

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Awards

The Association of Mature American Citizens, Friend of AMAC 
International Food Distributors Association, Thomas Jefferson Award
Award for Conservative Achievement, American Conservative Union
2016 Freedom Fighter Award, FreedomWorks
Asian American Hotel Owners Association award
Spirit of Enterprise Award, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
National Retail Federation, Hero on Main Street
WMC Exemplar Award for work on manufacturing tax credit in 2012
Wisconsin Farm Bureau's Friend of Farm Bureau Award
NFIB Guardian of Small Business Award 
National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies, Benjamin Franklin Public Policy Award
American Conservative Union, Award for Conservative Achievement
Motorcycle Riders Foundation, Champion of Motorcyclists' Rights and Safety
National Association of Manufacturers, Manufacturing Legislative Excellence

Ratings

National Rifle Association - 93%
Associated Builders and Contractors - 100%
Americans for Prosperity - 100%
American Conservative Union - 96%
Wisconsin Right to Life - 100%
Family Research Council -  95%
Federation for Immigration Reform - 100%
Council for Citizens against Government Waste - 91%
American Library Association - 100%
National Association of Manufacturers - 100%
Financial Executives International - 100% 
National Federation for Independent Businesses - 100%
Club for Growth - 100%
American Energy Alliance - 100%
Heritage Action for America - 94%

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