Eric is a career electrician and a proud, 38-year member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 400. As a lifelong resident and former Mayor of Neptune Township, Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling has always strived to give back to the community in which he raised his family.
Through his work with labor, Eric has gained a keen understanding of the issues facing working families, including the need for to create good-paying jobs, make education more effective, and maintaining safe communities.
Assemblyman Houghtaling currently serves on the Assembly Labor, Telecommunications and Utilities, and Agriculture and Natural Resources committees.
Eric and his wife Linda have three children - a son and two daughters - and seven grandchildren.