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

College affordability focus of House Democratic Policy Committee hearing

(Jun 19, 2017)
 

6/19/17 – College Affordability – Harrisburg

(Jun 19, 2017)
 

House Democratic Policy Committee to hold public hearing on college affordability Monday in Capitol

(Jun 14, 2017)
 

House Democratic Policy Committee hears from DHHS Secretary Designee Teresa Miller on agency unification

(Jun 05, 2017)
 

6/5/17 – Agency Unification – Harrisburg

(Jun 05, 2017)
 

6/2/17 – Marcellus Shale Severance Tax – Abington

(Jun 02, 2017)
 

6/1/17 – Pediatric Cancer Research Funding – Philadelphia

(Jun 02, 2017)
 

5/30/17 – Home Care Industry – Folsom

(Jun 02, 2017)
 

Dean, Policy Committee talk Marcellus Shale severance tax in Abington

(Jun 02, 2017)
 

Caltagirone advocates for pediatric cancer research funding at House Democratic Policy Committee hearing

(Jun 01, 2017)