James Hughes to Chair Ohio’s Industrial Commission

Gov. Mike DeWine this week appointed James M. Hughes of Upper Arlington (Franklin Co.) to the Industrial Commission of Ohio, which adjudicates workers’ compensation disputes. Hughes’ term begins July 1, 2019, and will end June 30, 2025. He will serve as chair of the commission when his term commences.

A Republican, Hughes was a member of the Ohio State Senate from 2008 to 2016, as well as a member of the Ohio House from 2000 to 2008. He has worked an assistant prosecutor for Franklin County. 04/18/2019