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

Joint Report on Combating PA's Opioid Epidemic

(1 day ago)

10/6/16 – Economic Development – Ebensburg

(Oct 07, 2016)

10/5/16 – Opioid Treatment – Uniontown

(Oct 07, 2016)

10/3/16 – Personal Assistance Service Providers – Erie

(Oct 07, 2016)

Burns hosts Policy Committee hearing on economic development

(Oct 06, 2016)

Mahoney hosts Policy Committee hearing on opioid abuse treatment

(Oct 05, 2016)

Gibbons brings Policy Committee to Beaver Falls to discuss economic and environmental issues

(Oct 04, 2016)

Mahoney to host Policy Committee hearing on opioid abuse treatment Wednesday at Uniontown City Hall

(Oct 03, 2016)

Burns to host Policy Committee hearing on economic development Thursday in Ebensburg

(Oct 03, 2016)

Bizzarro hosts House Democratic Policy hearing on the struggles facing personal assistance, home-based care

(Oct 03, 2016)