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

11/30/17 – State Efforts to Battle Opioid Abuse – Newtown

(Dec 01, 2017)

11/29/17 – Bold Budget Innovations – Philadelphia

(Dec 01, 2017)

11/28/17 – Rise of Anti-Semitic Acts – Philadelphia

(Dec 01, 2017)

11/27/17 – A Public Crisis: The Battle for Mental Health Treatment vs. Mass Incarceration – Yeadon

(Dec 01, 2017)

House Democratic Policy Committee gets update on PA’s opioid efforts

(Nov 30, 2017)

House Democratic Policy Committee examines bold budget innovations

(Nov 29, 2017)

House Democratic Policy Committee discusses rise of anti-Semitic acts in Northeast Philly

(Nov 28, 2017)

Policy Committee explores mental health treatment vs. mass incarceration

(Nov 27, 2017)

Rabb to host House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on bold budget innovations Wednesday in Philadelphia

(Nov 27, 2017)

Warren to host House Democratic Policy Committee public hearing on state efforts to battle opioid abuse Thursday in Newtown

(Nov 27, 2017)