Born Milwaukee, July 3, 1955. Graduate Homestead H.S. (Mequon); B.B.A.; J.D. UW-Madison. Former practicing attorney. Member: Kiwanis-West Bend Early Risers; Washington Co. Bar Assn.; Loyal Order of the Moose-West Bend; UW-Madison Alumni Assn. of Washington Co.; Kettle Moraine Symphony (bd. member). Recipient: Milwaukee Co. Rep. Party Assembly Tax Cutter of the Year 2002; Ind. Bus. Assn. Legislator of the Year 2000; Wis. Counties Assn. Outstanding Legislator Award 1997-98; Wis. Right to Life Pro-Life Hero Award 1996, Sanctity of Life Award 2004; Pro-Life Wis. Legislator of the Year 2010, 1995; Wis. Grocers Assn. Friend of Grocers Award 1997-2012; Wis. Farm Bureau Friend of Agriculture Award 1995-2007; Wis. Dairy Business Assn. Milk Bottle Award 2006, 2004; Wis. Curves for Women Legislator of the Year Award 2003; Wis. Builders Assn. Friend of Housing Award 2001-07, Legislator of the Year 2005; Apartment Assoc.
Legislator of the Year 2000; Nat’l Fed. of Independent Businesses Guardian of Small Business Award 1999-2000, 2005-06; WMC Working for Wisconsin Award 1998-2006, Exemplar Award for work on manufacturing tax credit 2012; Wis. Guild of Midwives Legislator of the Year 2006; Eagle Forum Leadership Award 2007; Wis. Bear Hunters Assn. Hero Award 2010; Friends of Wis. Craft Brewers Award 2012; Milw. Metropolitan Assn. of Commerce Champion of Commerce Award 2012.
Elected to Assembly in December 1993 special election; reelected 1994-2002; elected to Senate 2004; reelected since 2008. Assistant Majority Leader 2013, 2011; Assistant Minority Leader 2009; Minority Caucus Chairperson 2007; Majority Caucus Vice Chairperson 2003, 2001, 1999. Biennial Senate committee assignments: 2013 — Judiciary and Labor (chp.); Senate Org. (since 2009); Workforce Development, Forestry, Mining, and Revenue; Jt. Com. on Finance (also 2011); Jt. Com. on Leg. Org. (since 2009). 2011 — Labor, Public Safety, and Urban Affairs (vice chp.); Education (since 2005); Jt. Com. for Review of Administrative Rules (since 2005, co-chp. 2005). 2009 — Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform and Housing; Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs (also 2007); Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources; WHEDA Bd. (also 2007). Assembly committee assignments: 2003 — Jt. Com. for Review of Administrative Rules (co-chp. since 1995); Campaigns and Elections; Judiciary (vice chp. 1997, also 1995, mbr. 1993); Labor; Rules (since 1999); Law Revision Com. (co-chp. since 1997, mbr. 1995). 2001 — Children and Families (also 1999); Education Reform (also 1999). 1999 — Legis. Coun. Com. on Use of Prescription Drugs for Children (co-chp.). 1997 — Income Tax Review. 1993 — Spec. Com. on Welfare Reform.
Articles Referencing Glenn Grothman
Apr 21st, 2014 by Steven Walters
No matter how experienced, moderates willing to negotiate with Democrats are getting purged from the party.
Apr 17th, 2014 by Bruce Murphy
The retirement of Petri, Ellis and Cullen suggests neither party has room for moderates.
Apr 14th, 2014 by Steven Walters
The war over Act 10 may be a key reason 46% of legislators have left or will leave in just over two years.
Mar 13th, 2014 by Bruce Murphy
Cities already have less turnout and lower percent of early voters than rest of state, but bill will cut that even more.
Feb 25th, 2014 by Bill Lueders
Bill has overwhelming bipartisan support but Sen. Grothman runs committee that can stall it.
Nov 26th, 2013 by Bill Lueders
Republican and Democratic legislators both support tax credits to rehab old buildings, but cost could be high.
Press Releases Referencing Glenn Grothman
Feb 11th, 2014 by David Bowen
Bill Would Prohibit Municipalities from Establishing a “Living Wage”
Jan 2nd, 2013 by Milele Coggs
Wisconsinites this week were once again subjected to the misinformed statements of a state senator who used a press release to attack the African American tradition of the celebration of Kwanzaa.