Lee Schalk is the Senior Director of the Tax and Fiscal Policy Task Force and Center for State Fiscal Reform, where he works with lawmakers and members of the private sector to pursue fiscal policy solutions. He comes to ALEC from a DC public affairs firm, where he crafted issue advocacy campaigns on behalf of non-profit and private sector clients.
Lee previously served as an ALEC member during his time as state affairs manager at National Taxpayers Union. He also worked for former U.S. Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich at the Center for Health Transformation, promoting market-based health care reform.
Lee is a graduate of Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He lives in Springfield, Virginia with his wife Geneva.
Task Force Memberships
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The Continuing Need for OPEB Reform
The latest entry of the State of the States publication breaks down each governor’s “state of the state” address and identifies strong and weak policy prescriptions within. The publications also explore each states …