Sept. 26–28, 2019
Downtown Austin


Ruth Ruggero Hughs

Ruth Ruggero Hughs

Chairwoman of the Texas Workforce Commission

Hughs was appointed to the Texas Workforce Commission by Gov. Greg Abbott in 2015, and was named chairwoman in August 2018. Prior to her appointment, she served as director of defense litigation for the Texas Attorney General’s Office, where she oversaw 11 civil litigation divisions and supervised all lawsuits filed against the state. Hughs previously worked as a lawyer in private practice and as a small-business owner.


Saturday, Sep. 29

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