Christopher Lee

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Chris Lee was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives, representing the 26th district of the State of New York from 2009 to 2011.

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Jobs

Lee says he will support policies that increase incentives for businesses to take risks, be entrepreneurial and in the long-run create jobs. He believes that the best way for the country to recover economically is to allow business to create jobs without interference from the government. [1]

Taxes

Lee says he will the lower the tax burden on small businesses and simplify the tax code. He also says he will bring accountability to government spending and focus on spending money on programs that are effective. [2]

Energy

To create a better U.S energy policy, Lee says he would support exploration of American energy resources, promotion of clean and reliable energy sources, encouraging conservation, and increasing investment in research funding for alternative energy. [3]

Healthcare

Lee supports a market-based approach to healthcare that would give affordable healthcare to all, not a universal healthcare system. He would also support malpractice lawsuit reform and increasing healthcare IT development to bring down the costs of healthcare. [4]

Accountability

Lee believes that the people have a right to know how Congress is spending their money, and he says he will support efforts to make government more transparent and fair. Lee says this will ensure real earmark reform.[5]

Bio

Lee was born April 1, 1964 in Tonawanda, N.Y. He holds a B.A. from the University of Rochester and an M.B.A. from Chapman University. In 2003, he became President of the Automation Group, a division of International Motion Control of Enidine Corporation. Lee and his wife, Michele, have a son.[6] 

2008 elections

Lee was the Republican nominee to replace retiring incumbent Rep. Thomas Reynolds (R-N.Y.) in the 2008 congressional elections. He defeated Democratic nominee Alice Kryzan in the November 2008 general election.[7]

Money in politics

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Committees and affiliations

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Contact

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District offices
  • 1577 West Ridge Road, Greece, NY 14615
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  • 325 Essjay Road, Suite 405, Williamsville, NY 14221
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Campaign office

Campaign Contact Information

Chris Lee for Congress
150 Essjay Road, Sutie 210
Williamsville, NY 14221
Nick Langworthy
Phone: 716-632-2008
Fax: 716-625-1409
info@chrisleeforcongress.com

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References

  1. Chris Lee for Congress-Jobs
  2. Chris Lee for Congress-Taxes
  3. Chris Lee for Congress- Energy
  4. Chris Lee for Congress-Healthcare
  5. Chris Lee for Congress-Accountability
  6. [http://www.chrisleeforcongress.com/Biography.asp Chris Lee for Congress[
  7. "New York 2008 General Election", TheGreenPapers.com, November 4, 2008

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