Representative Jim Watson (R) - Previous General Assembly (96th)
|Senator 97th District|
|200-4N Stratton Office Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|(217) 557-0530 FAX|
|325 W. State Street, Suite 102|
|P.O. Box 160|
|Jacksonville, IL 62650 |
|(217) 245-2071 FAX|
|Years served: 2001 - Present|
Committee assignments: Access to Federal Funding (Chairperson); Insurance (Republican Spokesperson); Financial Institutions; Elementary & Secondary Education; Environment & Energy; Medicaid Reform, Family & Children; Veterans' Affairs.
Biography: Born July 30, 1965. Graduated from Routt Catholic High School, B.A., M.A. Eastern Illinois University, M.B.A. University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, Former high school and college teacher, 10 years of business experience, U.S. Marine Corps/Desert Storm Veteran, Current U.S. Marine Corps Reservist. 3 children: Katie, Jacob and Lexi and is married to wife Lisa.