Congressman Steven R. Rothman is a former eight-term U.S. Representative for New Jersey’s 9th Congressional District (1997-2013).
He was a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, which recommends the allocation of all the funds in the federal budget. He was a member of the Appropriations Subcommittees on Defense; Foreign Operations and State Department; Homeland Security; Transportation, Treasury and Housing; and Agriculture.
During the course of his 16 years, in Congress, Rothman also served on the House Judiciary, Foreign Affairs, and Science and Technology Committees.
Prior to his election to the U. S. Congress, Rothman also served as the duly-elected Bergen County Surrogate Court Judge, and the two-term Mayor of the City of Englewood, New Jersey.
Rothman is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and New York. He began his career as a trial attorney in Jersey City and then owned and operated his own law office for the general practice of law in Englewood, NJ, before beginning his public career.
Congressman Rothman lives in Englewood, NJ.