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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Upcoming House Democratic Policy Hearings

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3/17/17 – State Police Fee for Municipalities without Local Police – Philadelphia

(Mar 17, 2017)

Policy Committee examines municipal fees for state police coverage

(Mar 17, 2017)

House Democratic Policy Committee to hold public hearing on fees for state police coverage Friday in Philadelphia

(Mar 15, 2017)

3/8/17 – Renewable Energy – Erie

(Mar 09, 2017)

3/7/17 – Jobs – Erie

(Mar 09, 2017)

Harkins, Policy Committee explore renewable energy in PA

(Mar 08, 2017)

Rep. Bizzarro, Policy Committee highlight job creation in Erie and Pa.

(Mar 07, 2017)

MEDIA ADVISORY: Harkins to host Policy Committee hearing on renewable energy Wednesday in Erie

(Mar 06, 2017)

Rep. Bizzarro to host Policy Committee hearing on jobs Tuesday in Erie

(Mar 01, 2017)