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.

You can Follow Chairman Sturla on Twitter to be the first to know when hearings are announced and testimonies are posted online. You also can "Like" Chairman Sturla's facebook page to see hearing photos, news releases and testimonies in your News Feed.

Latest News

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)
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Scranton Times-Tribune: NEPA school officials testify on health plan bill

(May 09, 2016)

Acosta to host public hearing on basic education funding May 11

(May 05, 2016)

Roebuck, Kinsey, Harris to host House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on Cheyney U. state funding Tuesday in Philadelphia

(May 05, 2016)

5/2/16 - House Bill 348 - Harrisburg

(May 02, 2016)