June 22, 2022 - Ending Corporate Inflation

The House Democratic Policy Committee convened a hearing, hosted by Rep. Nick Pisciottano, to discuss how corporations are taking advantage of Pennsylvanians through various acts of price gouging and how legislation introduced by House Democrats can end these unconscionable practices.

June 13, 2022 - How Radical Conservative Policies are Crushing the Middle Class

House Democratic Policy Committee public hearing on how radical Right-Wing policies are destroying the Middle Class.

June 6, 2022 - Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Rep. Mary Jo Daley hosts a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing to talk with industry experts about positioning Pennsylvania to benefit from the economic growth of the electric vehicle industry, including infrastructure improvements like additional charging stations.

June 3, 2022 - Haddad's Tour

Members of the Pennsylvania House Democratic Policy Committee toured Haddad's in Allegheny County to see the film & TV equipment rental giant, and talked about how an expanded film tax credit would boost jobs & revenue in the commonwealth.

May 11, 2022 - Maternity Deserts in Delaware County

After Crozer Health announced it is closing a number of its facilities in an attempt to cut costs “to be able to continue providing the highest quality care,” lawmakers in Delaware County saw a big issue with these planned closures on the community. Reps. Gina Curry and Mike Zabel hosted a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing to understand the impact it has had, especially on expectant mothers. Following the hearing, lawmakers walked to Delaware County Memorial Hospital to join nurses and technicians demonstrating outside the hospital. The event was called an “Informational Picket” and is the second event held by Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses & Allied Professionals regarding Crozer’s planned closures.

May 10, 2022 - Digital Divide

Rep. Darisha Parker hosts a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing to gather information on who is helping older Pennsylvanians bridge the digital divide.

May 9, 2022 - PA Hemp Production

Rep. Danilo Burgos hosts the House Democratic Policy Committee to hear from hemp producers, product-growing and legal experts, and advocates for a hearing on hemp production in Pennsylvania.

May 4, 2022 - Pennsylvania’s School Audit Bureau

After more than 30 years of operation in the office of the Pennsylvania Auditor General, the School Audit Bureau is closed. Rep. Joe Ciresi hosted a House Democratic Policy Committee Hearing as lawmakers seek to understand why this decision was made and who will now ensure all schools in PA uphold their fiduciary responsibility to students and taxpayers.

May 3, 2022 - ATVs and Dirt Bikes

Rep. Pete Schweyer hosts a House Democratic Policy Committee Hearing to discuss ATVs and dirt bikes terrorizing streets in Pennsylvania.

May 2, 2022 - Opioids and Treatment Options

Rep. Mike Schlossberg hosts a House Democratic Policy Committee Hearing on “The Evolving Epidemic: Opioids and Treatment Options.”

April 27, 2022 - Cash Bail In PA

During a PA House Democratic Policy Committee hearing requested by Rep. Pete Schweyer, lawmakers explored cash bail in Pennsylvania and what eliminating it here would do to address systemic business and community issues.

April 20, 2022 - Joint Policy Hearing: Supporting EMS in PA

Rep. Nick Pisciottano chairs a joint hearing with the House and Senate Democratic Policy Committees on Supporting Emergency Medical Services in Pennsylvania.

April 6, 2022 - Port of Philadelphia Tour and Discussion

State Reps. Elizabeth Fiedler and Joe Hohenstein host an event to help members of the PA House of Representatives understand the economic impact the Port of Philadelphia has on the region and how the state legislature can further support it.

April 5, 2022 - Toxic Schools

The Subcommittee on Progressive Policies for Working People hosts a policy hearing to discuss how the conditions in Pennsylvania schools are impacting students and educators and potential legislative solutions to address health and safety concerns.

March 17, 2022 - Disability and Mental Health Summit Legislative Panel

To kick off his annual Disability & Mental Health Summit, state Rep. Dan Miller leads a bipartisan, bicameral legislative panel that heard from experts on disability and mental health issues.

March 9, 2022 - Airports

The House Democratic Policy Committee and host Rep. Nick Pisciottano attend a tour and roundtable discussion about the Pittsburgh airport.

March 8, 2022 - Bridges

To examine the status of the Pennsylvania's bridges, identify the tools we have and need to maintain them, and assess the proper amount of funding needed, the House Democratic Policy Committee gathered in Pittsburgh for a hearing and site tour of a collapsed bridge.

March 7, 2022 - Mass Transit

The House Democratic Policy Committee, alongside Representatives Austin Davis and Sara Innamorato, held a tour and discussion about the state of mass transit in the Pittsburgh region.

March 3, 2022 - Snack Food Manufacturing Industry

The House Democratic Policy Committee was in York, hosted by Rep. Carol Hill-Evans, touring the local snack food manufacturing industry.

March 2, 2022 - Supporting Local Agriculture

The House Democratic Policy Committee held a hearing hosted by Rep. Emily Kinkead for Supporting Local Agriculture.

March 1, 2022 - Cannabis & Social Justice: The Impacts of Criminalization

The House Democratic Policy Committee held a hearing hosted by Rep. Amen Brown dealing with Cannabis & Social Justice: The Impacts of Criminalization.

February 16, 2022 - Safe Schools

The House and Senate Policy Committees hold a joint hearing on Safe Schools, hosted by Rep. Joe Ciresi.

February 2, 2022 - Increasing Diversity In Academia

The House Democratic Policy Committee, along with co-hosts Reps. Gina H. Curry and Stephen Kinsey, explore the topics of diversity and inclusion among academic faculty in Pennsylvania at a hearing in State College.

February 1, 2022 - Manufacturing Roundtable

The Democratic Policy Committee and Manufacturing Caucus join industry leaders in State College for a discussion on how to make Pennsylvania’s economy stronger, which included workforce issues, innovation, growth opportunities, market pressures and regulations impacting manufacturing in Pennsylvania.

January 31, 2022 - Propel PA: Helping Business Grow & Thrive

The Democratic Policy Committee holds a hearing at the Penn State Innovation Hub, hosted by Rep. Scott Conklin, on the PropelPA legislative plan.

January 19, 2022 - Righting the Wrong: Justice for Exonerees

The House Democratic Policy Committee's Subcommittee on Progressive Policies for Working People explores efforts in Pennsylvania to bring justice for those who have been wronged by the criminal justice system.

November 29, 2021 - Hearing on PA Supply Chain

The PA House Democratic Policy Committee explores Pennsylvania’s supply chain at a hearing on Cyber Monday. It’s projected that online sales will top $11.5 million and the flood of goods purchased online will inevitably hit Pennsylvania ports, roads, and rails. That means greater strain on workers and infrastructure, which may or may not be built to support this type of commerce.

October 6, 2021 - Decriminalizing HIV

Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta hosts a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on Decriminalizing HIV.

August 18, 2021 - Police Labor Relations With PLBC

Joint Hearing with the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus.