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Meet the Senator

Michael Lee is serving in his 2nd full term as our State Senator. He has very quickly made a tremendous impact on his colleagues and his constituents by championing education rights for all school children. He is now the Co-chair of the committee for Appropriations on Education/Higher Education.

His fighting for clean and safe drinking water, keeping our beaches beautiful, and bringing film back to Wilmington, evidences his commitment to our area.

Michael is married to Heidi Wooten Lee and together they have four wonderful children; Miles, Sydney, Sam, and Sawyer.

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NC Senate Accomplishments

Adopted a balanced, fiscally responsible state budget that funds core services, strengthens public education, shores up savings reserves and grows North Carolina’s economy.

Delivered major additional tax relief that will save middle class families and small businesses $530 million over the next two years. When fully implemented, the reductions will result in 99 percent of taxpayers either paying less or paying no state personal income taxes at all.

Continued the business tax reforms that have helped create more than half a million new jobs since 2011 by further reducing corporate income tax rates and simplifying and cutting the franchise tax on small businesses.

Exempted retired military veterans from paying state income taxes on their pensions.

North Carolina: Moving Onward
The 2017 Legislative Session of the North Carolina General was very productive for our Republican members as we continued to build on the campaign promises we made in 2010. Our hard work and dedication to conservative principles continue to move North Carolina onward.


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Legislators see TV in action during Wilmington studio tour

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Achievements in the Fight For Clean Water

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Additional Shelter Opens in New Hanover County

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