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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Bullock, Sturla co-host meeting on Fair Chance Housing

(Jul 20, 2016)

Dean, Sturla co-host hearing on opioid, heroin epidemic in Pa.

(Jul 18, 2016)

Bullock to host Policy Committee hearing on Fair Chance Housing Wednesday in Philadelphia

(Jul 18, 2016)

Dean, Sturla to co-host hearing Monday in Abington on opioid/heroin epidemic

(Jul 14, 2016)

5/11/16 - Fair Funding for Public Education - Philadelphia

(May 12, 2016)

5/10/16 - Cheyney University State Funding - Philadelphia

(May 12, 2016)

5/9/16 - House Bill 1010 - Wallingford

(May 12, 2016)

Acosta: Pa. schools need more equitable funding

(May 11, 2016)

Roebuck, Kinsey, Harris hear testimony on state funding for Cheyney University at House Democratic Policy Committee

(May 10, 2016)

Krueger-Braneky: Pennsylvanians want commonsense firearm reforms

(May 09, 2016)