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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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.


02.27.17 - Guest Column From State Representative Jim Hughes: February Is American Heart Month


February is a busy month—commemorating Valentine’s Day, Presidents’ Day, and Black History Month. But February also recognizes another cause, heart health. While the topic is important year-round, American Heart Month presents a great opportunity to focus awareness on this critical issue, an undertaking that has been championed by the American Heart Association. As your state representative, it is important that I do my part as well to raise awareness for this common and often deadly disease.


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.


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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