New gambling commissioner will work at reduce salary
Retired judge has a state pension
Retired Appeals Court Judge James F. McHugh, appointed on Tuesday to the new state gambling commission, will work at a reduced salary on the panel while collecting a state pension for his 27 years on the bench, according to a spokesperson for the commission. McHugh, 68, retired about three weeks ago after serving as a Massachusetts Superior Court judge, from 1985 until 2001, and then as a member of the Appeals Court. His pension is $99,386, said the commission’s spokesperson.