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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1/18/18 - Quality Education - Wilkinsburg

(Jan 19, 2018)

1/17/18 - Workforce Development - Monaca

(Jan 19, 2018)

1/16/18 - Small Business Development and Jobs - Pittsburgh

(Jan 19, 2018)

Gainey, House Democratic Policy Committee explore quality education

(Jan 18, 2018)

Matzie talks workforce development, Plan4PA at House Democratic Policy Committee roundtable

(Jan 17, 2018)

Ravenstahl’s Policy Committee roundtable focuses on small-business development and jobs

(Jan 16, 2018)

Gainey to host House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on quality education Thursday in Wilkinsburg

(Jan 12, 2018)

1/11/18 - Where Are The Jobs? - Allentown

(Jan 11, 2018)

1/10/18 - Health Care Access - Allentown

(Jan 11, 2018)

Ravenstahl to talk small business development at House Democratic Policy Committee roundtable Tuesday in Bellevue

(Jan 11, 2018)