The House Democratic Policy Committee (HDPC) holds public hearings and meetings across the state and serves as the catalyst to enacting major policy initiatives put forth by members of the House Democratic Caucus. State Rep. Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, has been chosen by the caucus to lead this committee since 2009.  

The Policy Committee typically holds hearings outside of Harrisburg to investigate the local impact of certain issues and collect valuable expert input. Check back here regularly for the Committee's hearing schedule and collected testimony.

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Latest News

10/25/18 – Jobs and Economic Development – Chester

(Oct 26, 2018)

10/24/18 – Environmental Education Programs – Gladwyne

(Oct 26, 2018)

Kirkland, Policy Committee examine jobs and economic development

(Oct 25, 2018)

Daley, Policy Committee explore environmental education programs

(Oct 24, 2018)

Kirkland to host Policy Committee hearing on jobs and economic development Thursday in Chester

(Oct 23, 2018)

10/18/18 – Decline of Volunteer Firefighters – Richeyville

(Oct 19, 2018)

Snyder, Policy Committee examine decline in volunteer firefighters

(Oct 18, 2018)

Snyder to host Policy Committee hearing on decline of volunteer firefighters Thursday in Richeyville

(Oct 15, 2018)

10/4/18 – Bullying – Johnstown

(Oct 04, 2018)

10/3/18 – School and Business Partnerships – McKeesport

(Oct 04, 2018)