Rob Andrews

Rob Andrews is an 11-term Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives, serving New Jersey's First Congressional District. More

Rob Andrews is an 11-term Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives, serving New Jersey's First Congressional District. He is a longtime advocate on national workplace, education, budget, and national defense issues. Andrews has served his entire congressional career on the House Education and Labor Committee. He is the chairman of the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), with specific responsibility for health insurance, pension, and labor laws. Andrews is the son and grandson of shipyard workers and was the first in his family to attend college. He graduated summa cum laude from Bucknell University, where he also Phi Beta Kappa. He received his law degree from Cornell University and was selected for the Board of Editors of the Cornell Law Review. Before being elected to Congress, Andrews was an attorney and an adjunct professor at the Rutgers University School of Law. He also served as freeholder director of Camden County, the highest elected office in county government.

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