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6:34 am
Thu November 15, 2012

Illinois Lawmaker Headed to Private Sector

Rep. Jim Watson
Credit ilga.gov

A west central Illinois lawmaker is stepping down, just days after he won re-election.   House Republican Jim Watson of Jacksonville says he will leave the seat to take over as Executive Director of the Illinois Petroleum Council.  The group represents oil refineries, marketers and others in the industry.

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