Committee Assignments

Congressman Rothman, with local police and firefighters,
announces Rothman’s bipartisan bill to create
a $400 million competitive grant program
to help First Responders with communications equipment,
September 26, 2011


House Judiciary Committee and Subcommittee on Crime

Participated in the Impeachment Hearings of President William Jefferson Clinton, including cross-examining Independent Counsel to the House of Representatives former Judge Kenneth W. Starr (1998).


House Foreign Affairs Committee

  • Subcommittee on International Economic Policy & Trade (1997-2001)
  • Subcommittee on The Western Hemisphere (2001-2003)

Congressman Rothman presents Congressional Certificate to
His Holiness Acharaya Swamishree at the Grand Opening of
the Shree Swaninarayan Hindu Temple in Secaucus,
New Jersey, 2001

Congressman Rothman delivered more than $22 million in federal funding to renovate and soundproof Kearny H.S., in addition to the $18 million he secured for Henry P. Becton Regional H.S., serving E. Rutherford and Carlstadt, 2010 and 2011, respectively


House Appropriations Committee

  • Subcommittee on Foreign Operations and State: the 11-member panel that, among other duties, recommended all Foreign Aid from the U.S., as well as recommended the U.S. State Department’s budget (2001-2013)
  • Subcommittee on Defense (the 13-member panel that recommended all the military spending for the U.S.) (2007-2013)
  • Subcommittee on Homeland Security (2009-2011)
  • Subcommittee on Agriculture (2007-2009)
  • Subcommittee on Transportation, Treasury, HUD, The Judiciary, District of Columbia and Independent Agencies (2003-2007)
  • Subcommittee on Treasury, Postal Service and General Government (2001-2003)

House Science and Technology Committee

  • Subcommittee on Space & Aeronautics (2007-2011)
  • Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight (2007-2011)

During his time in Congress, Rothman traveled to Afghanistan, Egypt, Iraq, Israel, Kuwait, Pakistan, Turkey, the West Bank and other locations to visit U.S. troops, their commanders, foreign heads of state, as well as U.S. and foreign diplomatic, military and intelligence leaders.

Congressman Rothman Welcomes U.S. Astronaut
Mary-Ellen Weber to Bergen County, 1997