Rep. Mike Sturla, Chairman

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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You also can Follow Chairman Sturla on Twitter and "Like" Chairman Sturla's facebook page to get news from him.

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3/25/19 – Adverse Childhood Experiences – Harrisburg

(2 hours ago)

House Democratic Policy Committee studies adverse childhood experiences

(4 hours ago)

Adverse childhood experiences focus of House Democratic Policy Committee Capitol hearing Monday

(Mar 20, 2019)

3/15/19 – Disability Summit – Pittsburgh

(Mar 18, 2019)

3/14/19 – Transportation – Monroeville

(Mar 18, 2019)

Markosek hosts Policy Committee hearing on transportation

(Mar 14, 2019)

Policy Recap: March 4-7

(Mar 12, 2019)

Markosek to hold Policy Committee hearing on transportation Thursday in Monroeville

(Mar 11, 2019)

3/7/19 – Commonsense Gun Reform and Violence Prevention – Phoenixville

(Mar 08, 2019)

3/6/19 – The Place of Mental Health in Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery – Philadelphia

(Mar 08, 2019)