BA Lawmaker Steps Down As Chairman Of House Education Committee
OKLAHOMA CITY - A Republican state representative from Broken Arrow, Michael Rogers is stepping down as chairman of the House Common Education Committee.
He also says he won't seek re-election in November.
Representative Rogers announced his decision Thursday, citing his wife's health as a factor in his decision.
The 39-year-old Rogers and his wife have three young boys. He says his resignation as committee chairman is effective immediately.
First-term state Rep. Rhonda Baker of Yukon is currently vice-chair of the committee.
Michael Rogers was elected in 2014. He is the fourth House member who is not term-limited to announce he won't seek re-election this year.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.