Jacksonville http://northernpublicradio.org en Illinois Lawmaker Headed to Private Sector http://northernpublicradio.org/post/illinois-lawmaker-headed-private-sector <p>A west central Illinois lawmaker is stepping down, just days after he won re-election.&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="http://ilga.gov/house/Rep.asp?GA=97&amp;MemberID=1655" target="_blank"> House Republican Jim Watson</a> of Jacksonville says he will leave the seat to take over as Executive Director of the Illinois Petroleum Council.&nbsp; The group represents oil refineries, marketers and others in the industry. Thu, 15 Nov 2012 12:34:00 +0000 WNIJ 21370 at http://northernpublicradio.org Illinois Lawmaker Headed to Private Sector