Tim Miller (R-MN-07) Endorsed by Representative Glenn Gruenhagen and Emily Gruenhagen

August 14, 2017 – Alexandria, MN…  Tim Miller, the conservative candidate for Congress in Minnesota’s Seventh Congressional District has announced the endorsement of leading grassroots activists Glenn and Emily Gruenhagen.

Glenn and Emily Gruenhagen issued the following comments about their endorsement for Miller in the race for MN-07: “It’s our honor to line up behind Tim Miller for Congress in the race for Minnesota’s Seventh Congressional District.  Tim is a fellow Christian conservative who has publicly led the fight in the Minnesota House on issues of social conscience like protecting innocent life to standing in defense of our family values.  In addition, we know the character of Tim Miller.  A man of faith who is devoted to the Lord and his family, Tim will make us proud by fighting tirelessly for our rural Minnesota interests, and our shared concerns, in Washington.” 

In response to receiving the coveted endorsements of Glenn and Emily Gruenhagen, Miller said the following: “It’s a true honor to have the endorsement of amazing leaders like Representative Glenn and Emily Gruenhagen.  I am blessed to not only call Glenn and Emily friends, but supporters, in what will be a very challenging race for our Seventh Congressional seat.  With the tremendous support of the Gruenhagens, we are continuing on our pathway to building a robust team across our 38 counties in this vast district.  It will be the amazing support of the Gruenhagens and other respected activists who will help carry this campaign through the critical endorsement process. Cherie and I are honored to welcome Glenn and Emily to our growing team.” 

Glenn and Emily Gruenhagen are conservative, grassroots activists in rural Minnesota’s Seventh Congressional District.  Emily Gruenhagen has served for 20 years as the Chairwoman or Deputy Chair of the Sibley County Republicans.  She is a pro-life activist and a social conservative leader in Greater Minnesota.  In 2016 Emily served as the Sibley County Chair on behalf of the Ted Cruz for President Campaign in Minnesota.  She also helps to run the Gruenhagen Insurance and Financial Services Agency in Glencoe, MN.

Glenn Gruenhagen represents District 18B in the Minnesota State House, which includes all of Sibley County and most of McLeod County.  He serves as Vice-Chair of the Health and Human Services Reform Committee and is also a member of the Health and Human Services Finance Committee and Tax Committee.  Representative Gruenhagen is a Veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, and has nearly forty years of experience in the insurance and financial planning industry.  For thirteen years, Gruenhagen participated in prison ministry followed by 16 years on the Glencoe Silver Lake school board. The Gruenhagens are the proud parents of 3 daughters and five grandchildren, and have been married for more than forty years. 

Tim Miller is a U.S. Army Veteran, small business owner and Member of the MN House of Representatives.  As Vice Chair of the Agriculture Finance Committee, Tim successfully led efforts to roll back burdensome state regulations that have gotten in the way of agribusiness. Notably, he stood up against legislation backed by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency that have resulted in devastating regulatory restraints on the sugar beet and ethanol industries.  Miller was the chief author of the Rural Finance Authority bill that received unanimous bipartisan support and was signed into law by Governor Dayton in February, 2017.  He lives with his wife Cherie and their family in the town of Prinsburg in Kandiyohi County.  Tim and Cherie have been blessed with a blended family of seven children and four grandchildren.  

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