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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Latest News

2/1/17 – Suicide Prevention in Teens and Young Adults – Allentown

(Feb 02, 2017)

1/31/17 – Blended Learning – Lancaster

(Feb 02, 2017)

Schlossberg, Policy Committee discuss suicide prevention

(Feb 01, 2017)

Sturla, Policy Committee explore blended learning

(Jan 31, 2017)

1/30/17 – Raising the Minimum Wage – Harrisburg

(Jan 30, 2017)

Kim holds Policy Committee hearing on raising minimum wage

(Jan 30, 2017)

Policy Committee to explore blended learning Tuesday in Lancaster

(Jan 26, 2017)

Upcoming House Democratic Policy Hearings

(Jan 17, 2017)

Policy Roundtable: Suicide Prevention in Teens and Young Adults

(Jan 17, 2017)

Policy Hearing: Blended Learning

(Jan 17, 2017)