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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House Democratic Policy Committee discusses property taxes

(Nov 01, 2017)

11/1/17 – Property Taxes – Scranton

(Nov 01, 2017)

10/31/17 – Education Funding – Stroudsburg

(Oct 31, 2017)

House Democratic Policy Committee explores education funding

(Oct 31, 2017)

Flynn to host House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on property taxes Wednesday in Scranton

(Oct 27, 2017)

Madden to hold House Democratic Policy Committee public hearing on education funding Tuesday in Stroudsburg

(Oct 26, 2017)

10/12/17 – Groundbreaking Traumatic Brain Scan Technology – Johnstown

(Oct 13, 2017)

10/11/17 – Affordable Housing and Rebuilding Neighborhoods – Pittsburgh

(Oct 13, 2017)

Barbin hosts House Democratic Policy Committee forum on groundbreaking traumatic brain scan technology

(Oct 12, 2017)

Costa, House Democratic Policy Committee talk affordable housing and rebuilding neighborhoods

(Oct 11, 2017)