House. Democratic. Policy Committee
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. Ryan Bizzarro of Erie's third Legislative District was appointed to the post by House Democratic colleagues for the 2021-22 Legislative Session.
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.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
The records of the Policy Committee from the 2007-2008, the Democrats in majority. Todd Eachus was the Majority Policy Chair and Mike Turzai served as the Republican Policy Chairman.
The records of the Democratic Policy Committee for the 2013-2014 session. P. Michael Sturla served as chairperson. The collection contains records of the meetings, public hearings, and roundtable discussions held during the session. Some of the topics included privatizing state liquor stores, homelessness, Medicaid expansion, education funding, jobs/economy and transportation. The files are photocopies of the original records, which are maintained by the Committee.
The records of the Policy Committee from the 2015-2016 session, the Democrats were in the minority. P. Michael Sturla was the chairperson for the Democrats. This collections contains mainly public hearing information and one report on opioids.