Representative Jim Hughes is serving his first term in the Ohio House representing the 24th district, which encompasses a portion of Franklin County, including Upper Arlington, Hilliard, and Clintonville.

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05.24.17 - Ohio House Passes Bill Strengthening Assault Penalties


The Ohio House today passed House Bill 63, also known as “Judy’s Law,” which strengthens the penalties for perpetrators of felonious assault if an accelerant is used in committing the offense.


04.21.17 - Guest Column From State Representative Jim Hughes: Updating Ohio's Domestic Violence Laws Could Save Lives


So far this general assembly, the Ohio House has passed a number of important bills, from the state transportation budget to legislation that supports Ohio’s small business community by creating the definition of a microbusiness. Perhaps one of the most critical pieces of legislation we have passed is House Bill 1, which provides victims of intimate partner violence with further protections under Ohio law.


03.01.17 - Rep. Hughes Introduces Distracted Driving Bill


COLUMBUS—State Representatives Jim Hughes (R-Upper Arlington) and Bill Seitz (R-Cincinnati) recently introduced legislation that would create distracted driving as an enhanced penalty to be applied to existing moving violations. 


03.01.17 - Rep. Hughes Introduces Legislation Increasing Penalties Against Repeat Sexual Offenders


COLUMBUS—State Representative Jim Hughes (R-Upper Arlington) recently introduced legislation that would increase the jail term for sexual imposition when the offender has three or more previous convictions of sexual imposition or another sex offence.

Representative Jim Hughes
District 24
77 S. High St
13th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614)466-8012
Fax      (614) 719-0007
Email Representative Hughes
Hometown : Upper Arlington
Party : Republican
Current Term : Expires December 2018 / Eligible to run for another term