Rep. Merrin during House session.
Rep. Merrin during House session.
 Rep. Merrin is congratulated by Speaker Rosenberger just after being sworn in.
Rep. Merrin is congratulated by Speaker Rosenberger just after being sworn in.
 Rep. Merrin shows off the House Chamber to his family after being appointed to represent Ohio's 47th District.
Rep. Merrin shows off the House Chamber to his family after being appointed to represent Ohio's 47th District.
Rep. Merrin shows off the House Chamber to his family after being appointed to represent Ohio's 47th District.
Rep. Merrin shows off the House Chamber to his family after being appointed to represent Ohio's 47th District.
 Rep. Merrin speaks to the Ohio Pharmacists Association.
Rep. Merrin speaks to the Ohio Pharmacists Association.
 Rep. Merrin speaks during House session.
Rep. Merrin speaks during House session.
Rep. Merrin speaks during House session.
Rep. Merrin speaks during House session.
 Rep. Merrin speaks during House session.
Rep. Merrin speaks during House session.
 Rep. Merrin during House session.
Rep. Merrin during House session.
Rep. Merrin speaks during House session.
Rep. Merrin speaks during House session.
 Reps. Merrin and Antani during  House Non-voting Session.
Reps. Merrin and Antani during House Non-voting Session.
 Rep. Merrin shows off the House Chamber to his family after being appointed to represent Ohio's 47th District.
Rep. Merrin shows off the House Chamber to his family after being appointed to represent Ohio's 47th District.
Rep. Merrin speaks during a recent House session.
Rep. Merrin speaks during a recent House session.
 Derek Merrin receives applause from House members as he enters the chamber to be sworn in.
Derek Merrin receives applause from House members as he enters the chamber to be sworn in.
 Rep. Merrin is sworn in to the 132nd General Assembly.
Rep. Merrin is sworn in to the 132nd General Assembly.
 

State Representative Derek Merrin is currently serving his first full term in the Ohio House after being appointed in 2016. He represents the 47th district, which includes portions of Fulton and Lucas counties.

 
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09.20.17 - Ohio House Approves Bill Repealing Tax On Prescription Eyewear

 
COLUMBUS -

The Ohio House today passed House Bill 116, sponsored by State Representative Derek Merrin (R-Monclova Township), which eliminates the sales and use tax on eyeglasses, frames and contacts. 

 
 

05.22.17 - Op-Ed: State Best Equipped To Deal With Lead Issue

 
COLUMBUS -

The following op-ed written by Rep. Derek Merrin was printed in the Toledo Blade:

For three decades, the Ohio Department of Health has been leading the fight against lead poisoning. It has made progress, but more must be done.

 
 

05.10.17 - Ohio House Passes The "Epinephrine Accessibility Act"

 
COLUMBUS -

The Ohio House today passed House Bill 101, sponsored by State Representative Derek Merrin (R-Monclova Township), which seeks to make epinephrine auto-injectors more affordable and accessible for Ohioans who rely on the medication to treat a life-threatening allergic reaction.

 
 

05.04.17 - Representative Derek Merrin Adds Seven Amendments To Budget

 
COLUMBUS -

On Tuesday, the Ohio House of Representatives passed Substitute House Bill 49, the state operating budget. Representative Derek Merrin (R-Monclova Township) successfully championed and added seven key amendments to the budget bill.

 
 
 
Representative Derek Merrin
District 47
77 S. High St
11th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 466-1731
Fax      (614) 719-6946
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Hometown : Monclova Township
Party : Republican
Current Term : Eligible to run for another term