ST. PAUL, MN—Rep. Glenn Gruenhagen, R-Glencoe, announced today his committee assignments for the 2015-2016 legislative session. Gruenhagen, who will begin his third term in January, will serve on four House committees: Agriculture Finance, Health and Human Services Finance, Higher Education, and Civil Law. Committee assignments were chosen by Speaker-designate Kurt Daudt, R-Crown.
"I'm looking forward to bringing my years of experience in health care and other areas to the committees I will serve on next session," Gruenhagen said. "Greater Minnesota will have a strong voice at the Capitol next year, and I plan to do my part to ensure equal focus on all parts of the state, not just Minneapolis and St. Paul."
Gruenhagen is a small business owner and insurance agent, and a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He also served for 16 years on the Glencoe-Silver Lake School Board. District 18B includes Sibley County and most of McLeod County. Gruenhagen lives in Glencoe with is wife, Emily. They have three daughters and five grandchildren.