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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8/25/16 – House Bill 2200 – Johnstown

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8/23/16 – Heroin and Opioid Epidemic – Jefferson

(2 hours ago)

Barbin chairs Policy Committee hearing on establishing regional detox centers

(7 hours ago)

Reps. Pam Snyder, Mike Sturla co-chair House Democratic Policy hearing on opioid/heroin epidemic

(Aug 23, 2016)

8/18/16 – Ending the Pipeline to Prisons in PA – Philadelphia

(Aug 19, 2016)

8/17/16 - PA's Life Sciences Industry – Philadelphia

(Aug 19, 2016)

8/16/16 - PA's Drug Epidemic – Philadelphia

(Aug 19, 2016)

8/15/16 - PA's Drug Epidemic – Warrington

(Aug 19, 2016)

State Rep. Joanna McClinton chairs House Democratic Policy hearing to end the pipeline to prison

(Aug 19, 2016)

Lawmakers to Gather Testimony on PA’s Drug Epidemic in Bucks County

(Aug 11, 2016)