PA State Rep. Dane Watro represents the 116th Legislative District in the Pennsylvania House, servings parts of Luzerne and Schuylkill Counties.

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The 116th District consists of part of LUZERNE County consisting of the CITY of Hazleton and the TOWNSHIP of Hazle and the BOROUGH of West Hazleton; and part of SCHUYLKILL County consisting of the TOWNSHIPS of East Union, Kline, Mahanoy, North Union and Union and the BOROUGHS of Mahanoy City, McAdoo, Ringtown and Shenandoah.

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Roman’s Law Passes Senate Committee, Says Watro

Apr. 30, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – Companion legislation to a bill sponsored by Rep. Dane Watro (R-Luzerne/Schuylkill) that would allow delayed school enrollment in Pennsylvania for young children with autism was unanimously approved by the Senate Education Committee today. Senate Bill 1157, sponsored by Sen. Dave Argall (R-29), now goes to the full Senate for consideration.

Watro, Argall Announce PENNVEST Loan for Water System Upgrades in Hazelton

Apr. 24, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Dane Watro (R-Luzerne/Schuylkill) and Sen. Dave Argall (R-29) today announced a low-interest state loan of more than $1.4 million awarded to the Hazleton City Authority for water system improvements. The funding was approved by the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST).

Cabell, Luzerne County Republican Delegation Sign Voter ID Discharge Petition

Apr. 10, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Mike Cabell (R-Luzerne), along with the rest of the Luzerne County Republican delegation, comprising of Reps. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne), Alec Ryncavage (R-Luzerne) and Dane Watro (R-Luzerne/Schuylkill), said Wednesday that they have signed the House discharge petition to get a voter ID constitutional amendment out of committee and before the full House of Representatives for a vote in the near future.

Watro’s Bill Would Give Tax Break to National Guard Members

Apr. 10, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Dane Watro (R-Luzerne/Schuylkill) plans to soon introduce legislation in the House of Representatives that would exempt income derived from an individual’s service in the Pennsylvania National Guard from the Commonwealth’s Personal Income Tax (PIT).

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