National Medal of Honor Day in Pennsylvania

Mar. 25, 2024 / Embed

Rep. Dane Watro speaks in support of his resolution to recognize March 25, 2024 as National Medal of Honor Day in the Commonwealth.

Policy Committee Hearing: “Removing Obstacles to Opportunity: Building Pennsylvania”

Feb. 28, 2024 / Embed

Rep. Dane Watro joined other House members in Tamaqua for a hearing hosted by the Policy Committee. Local stakeholders testified about building ordinances and other cost-prohibitive issues developers face when trying to build or renovate properties in the Commonwealth.

Legislative Report: Hazleton Fire Department

Feb. 02, 2024 / Embed

In this episode of his Legislative Report, Rep. Dane Watro talks with Chief Don Leshko of the Hazleton Fire Department about their operation and what it take to be a professional firefighter.

Legislative Report: Safety Tips with Trooper Anthony Petroski

Jan. 19, 2024 / Embed

In this episode of his Legislative Report, Rep. Dane Watro talks with State Police Trooper Anthony Petroski of Troop N-Hazleton about how to prevent yourself from becoming a victim of scams and other crimes.

Legislative Report: McAdoo Volunteer Fire Company

Jan. 12, 2024 / Embed

In this episode of his Legislative Report, Rep. Dane Watro talks with Chief Robert Leshko of the McAdoo Volunteer Fire Company about the financial challenges they face and the critical need for community support.

Holiday Theft Prevention Tips

Dec. 14, 2023 / Embed

Rep. Dane Watro talks with PA State Police Trooper Anthony Petroski from Troop N-Hazleton about some simple tips to avoid becoming a theft victim during the holiday season.

Legislative Report: Downtown Shenandoah Inc.

Dec. 12, 2023 / Embed

In this episode of his Legislative Report, Rep. Dane Watro talks with officials from Downtown Shenandoah Inc., which has big plans for the community.

Holiday Safety Tips

Dec. 06, 2023 / Embed

Rep. Dane Watro talks with Hazleton Fire Chief Donald Leshko about some simple tips for staying safe during the holiday season.

Rep. Watro's Bill to Assist Veterans Seeking an Emergency Medical Services Career Advances

Oct. 03, 2023 / Embed

At a meeting of the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, Rep. Watro spoke in support of House Bill 404, legislation he is sponsoring that would streamline the professional licensing process for veterans seeking a civilian career as an emergency medical technician (EMT) or paramedic in Pennsylvania. The committee unanimously approved the bill and sent it to the full Senate for consideration.

Legislative Report: B&R Farms

Aug. 29, 2023 / Embed

In this episode of his Legislative Report, Rep. Dane Watro visits B&R Farms near Ringtown, Schuylkill County, and talks with its owner, Boots Hetherington. Best known for their strawberries, they also grow small grains and operate a greenhouse.