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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02.14.17 - Rep. Hughes Introduces Judy's Law


COLUMBUS—State Representative Jim Hughes (R-Upper Arlington) today introduced legislation that was inspired by a Gahanna woman who was doused in gasoline and set on fire in August 2015 by her ex-boyfriend.


01.23.17 - Guest Column From State Representative Jim Hughes: Coming Together In The Face Of Ohio's Opioid Epidemic


One of Ohio’s most pressing problems is its opioid epidemic, which has been plaguing our state and devastating the lives of countless individuals and their loved ones. Addiction to opioids and other substances has dire consequences; sometimes even leading to death by drug overdose. Opioid addicts often turn to healthcare professionals such as prescribers and pharmacists for help; however, sometimes those struggling with addiction do not receive the proper care and treatment necessary to jumpstart a turnaround in their lives.


01.04.17 - Hughes Sworn In As State Representative Of The 24th House District


State Representative Jim Hughes (R-Upper Arlington) was sworn in yesterday as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives for the 132nd General Assembly. He represents the 24th Ohio House District, which includes the western portions of Franklin County, including Hilliard, Upper Arlington and Clintonville. 


Bills Primary Sponsor

HB 35HB 63    

Bills Cosponsor

Resolutions Primary Sponsor

HR 41     

Resolutions Cosponsor

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