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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Bizzarro changes Monday's hearing topic to personal assistance service providers

(1 day ago)

9/15/16 – Water and Sewer Infrastructure – Wyncote

(Sep 15, 2016)

9/13/16 – House Bill 2135 – Philadelphia

(Sep 15, 2016)

9/12/16 – Graduation Requirements and High Stakes Testing – Aston

(Sep 15, 2016)

McCarter chairs Policy Committee hearing on infrastructure issues

(Sep 15, 2016)

Reps Kinsey and Dawkins hear testimony to extend parole eligibility for life sentences

(Sep 13, 2016)

Krueger-Braneky chairs Policy Committee hearing on graduation requirements and high stakes testing

(Sep 12, 2016)

9/8/16 – Jobs – Nanticoke

(Sep 08, 2016)

9/7/16 – PA Turnpike – Moosic

(Sep 08, 2016)

9/6/16 – Raising the Minimum Wage – Allentown

(Sep 08, 2016)