OKLAHOMA CITY – Since the U.S. Supreme Court passed Roe v. Wade on January 22, 1973, more than 62 million abortions have been performed. To mourn the loss of those precious lives, Sen. Jake Merrick, R-Yukon, and Rep. Denise Crosswhite Hader, R-Piedmont, have filed Senate Concurrent Resolution 14.read more.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Jake Merrick, R-Yukon, is officially on the job after taking the oath of office in a ceremony held on Wednesday at the state Capitol. Family, friends and fellow members joined Merrick in the Senate chamber as Oklahoma Supreme Court Chief Justice Richard Darby administered the oath.
Merrick, an ordained minister and business owner, was elected to complete the unexpired term of the Senate District 22 seat in a special election held last Tuesday. The seat was previously held by U.S. Rep. Stephanie Bice.read more.