Glenn Grothman

Glenn Grothman

Candidate for U.S. Representative District 6

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Candidate Biography

Now in his third term in Congress, Glenn was first elected to Congress in 2014. Serving on the House Oversight and Reform and Education and Labor Committees, Glenn has been fiercely fighting to protect and create Wisconsin manufacturing jobs, advance welfare reform, secure our borders, and cut federal spending. The 6th District has the most manufacturing jobs of any congressional district in the nation. Manufacturers have been facing many challenges from complicated and burdensome regulations to struggling to find workers with the skills to fill their openings. Glenn has been a vocal advocate for Wisconsin manufacturing and the over 80,000 6th district residents who work in this critical industry. Glenn has helped by cutting regulations, supporting The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and closing the skills gap by encouraging young people and those who are unemployed to take advantage of career and technical training – leading to record-low unemployment in Wisconsin. As hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants cross our southern border, Glenn has played a leading role in Congress by spearheading a number of bills to help keep us safe. This year alone, Glenn as co-sponsored the Prohibiting Local Airports from Neglecting Enforcement (PLANE) Act, which would withhold federal aviation grants from airports that don’t cooperate with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the Ending Sanctuary Cities Act, and The People’s Border Wall Fund Act, which would allow for public donations for a border wall. Before serving in Congress, Glenn served residents of Wisconsin in the State Assembly and then in the State Senate, rising up the ranks to serve as Assistant Majority Leader. In state government, Glenn fought for economic growth legislation and tax reform. In 2011, he authored Wisconsin’s Manufacturing and Agriculture Production Tax Credit, which protects “thousands of Wisconsin factory and farm jobs.” Prior to serving as an elected official, Glenn was an attorney practicing in estate planning and probate, along with being a tax preparer. He remains one test away from being accredited as a Certified Public Accountant. Glenn intimately knows the tax code, and what changes are needed to unleash the American workforce. Glenn grew up in Thiensville and graduated from Homestead High School. He went on to earn a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting and Juris Doctor from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Glenn currently resides in the Town of Greenbush in Sheboygan County.

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