As a trusted leader for Nebraska families, Congressman Terry has been your ardent advocate in Congress since his first election in 1998. As the senior member of the Nebraska House delegation, his growing influence helps to elevate Nebraska's voice on a national level. Congressman Terry serves on the powerful House Committee on Energy and Commerce with subcommittee jurisdiction including: Commerce, Trade & Consumer Protection, Environment & Hazardous Materials and Telecommunications and the Internet.
Congressman Terry also serves an important role with the Republican Conference as a member of both the Steering Committee and the Policy Committee. These committees, respectively, assign fellow members their committee assignments and set the Republican policy priorities for each legislative term. His hard work and dedication have earned him a spot as a Republican Deputy Whip.
As a native Omahan, Lee is a Northwest High School graduate. He received his undergraduate degree from University of Nebraska at Lincoln and his Juris Doctorate from Creighton University. He and his wife Robyn have three sons, Nolan, Ryan and Jack, who are all active members of our community.
Before his election to the House of Representatives, Congressman Terry was a member of the Omaha City Council, serving two years as President and two years as Vice-President. He was also Managing Partner in a small Omaha law firm.
Congressman Terry's vision has led the fight for our nation's energy independence, for government that is responsible to the people and for economic stability for hard working families. Each day in Congress, his goal is to the fight for the future of his children and yours.