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

5/8/18 – K-9 State Funding – Pittsburgh

(May 14, 2018)

Costa, House Democratic Policy Committee focus on K-9 state funding programs

(May 08, 2018)

Costa to host House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on K-9 state funding Tuesday in Pittsburgh

(May 07, 2018)

House Democratic Policy Committee takes look at Pa. food banks

(Apr 30, 2018)

4/30/18 – Food Banks – Harrisburg

(Apr 30, 2018)

4/27/18 – House Bill 1243 – Philadelphia

(Apr 27, 2018)

4/26/18 – Alcohol Poisoning Prevention and Education – Philadelphia

(Apr 27, 2018)

4/25/18 – House Bill 2210 – Philadelphia

(Apr 27, 2018)

4/24/18 – Gun Violence and Domestic Abuse Issues – Philadelphia

(Apr 27, 2018)

Vazquez, Policy Committee examine alcohol poisoning prevention

(Apr 26, 2018)