February 29, 2024 - Child Advocacy Centers

The House Majority Policy Committee, with Rep. Justin Fleming serving as host, held a roundtable discussion and tour at UPMC Child Advocacy Center of Central PA to discuss how Pennsylvania's Child Advocacy Centers deliver safety, justice, and healing by coordinating and providing essential services.

February 27, 2024 - Safe Communities

Rep. Roni Green hosts a House Majority Policy Committee informational meeting to highlight a bill that would allow municipalities to improve public safety by providing communities the necessary lighting and security cameras needed at schools and public spaces where crime might be a concern.

February 26, 2024 - Misleading Contracts

The House Majority Policy Committee meets to gather testimony on what can be done to better protect Pennsylvanians from entering misleading, confusing contracts. The hearing, hosted by Rep. Paul Takac, featured testimony from the PA Office of Attorney General and National Conference of State Legislatures.

February 21, 2024 - FAFSA

Changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and its impact on students was the subject of a House Majority Policy Committee hearing, hosted by Rep. Melissa Cerrato.

February 20, 2024 - Mass Transit

The House Majority Policy Committee held a hearing, hosted by state Rep. Ben Waxman, focusing on improving public transportation.

February 15, 2024 - Eviction Sealing

The Pennsylvania House and Senate Democratic Policy Committees teamed up for a joint hearing, co-hosted by state Reps. Ismail Smith-Wade-El and Abigail Salisbury, to gather testimony on the need for eviction sealing in Pennsylvania.

November 2, 2023 - York Tourism and Economic Development

The House Majority Policy Committee joined members of the House Tourism and Economic and Recreational Development Committee for a tour and discussion on tourism and its economic impact on the York region and state.

October 25, 2023 - Affordable Healthcare

The Democratic Policy Committee took a tour, hosted by Reps. Tina Davis and Ben Sanchez, of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 542 Health Center, in Fort Washington, PA. Following the tour, lawmakers hosted a roundtable discussion to gather feedback from union officials on the importance of affordable healthcare options.

October 24, 2023 - Pedestrian Safety

The Democratic Policy Committee met in Media, PA for a walking tour of businesses on State Street and a roundtable discussion on pedestrian safety. During the event, hosted by Rep. Jennifer O’Mara, members heard from local business owners, SEPTA officials, and Media Borough Council-members on ways to ensure the safety and security of pedestrians.

October 12, 2023 - Nonprofit Symposium

Members of the PA Nonprofit Caucus joined the House Majority Policy Committee at a Nonprofit Symposium, hosted by Rep. Abigail Salisbury, to detail how nonprofit organizations can engage effectively with the legislature on their missions, and detail how nonprofits may be eligible for government grants and loan programs.

October 5, 2023 - Book Bans Hearing

A joint hearing, hosted by Rep. Paul Friel, with the House Majority and Senate Democratic Policy Committees was held to discuss book bans.

September 15, 2023 - Latino Community Concerns

The House Majority Policy Committee hosted a joint hearing with the Pennsylvania Legislative Latino Caucus as Latino community leaders detailed everyday life in their neighborhoods and underserved communities and how specific issues impact education, housing, and mental health.

September 14, 2023 - Caregiver Workforce Crisis

The House Majority Policy Committee traveled to Philadelphia for a hearing regarding the caregiver workforce crisis from a consumer’s point of view. The hearing, hosted by Rep. Joe Hohenstein, was part of Hohenstein’s 2023 Disability Summit. During the hearing, members heard testimony from people with disabilities, their caregivers, and advocates on the current state of the caregiver workforce, and what can be done to better support it.

September 9, 2023 - Community Development Financial Institutions

The House Majority Policy Committee convened a hearing, hosted by Rep. Izzy Smith-Wade-El in Lancaster, to discuss the need for Community Development Financial Institutions and support for workforce development in certain Pennsylvania communities.

August 30, 2023 - Passenger Rail

The House Majority Policy Committee held a hearing, hosted by Reps. Bridget Kosierowski and Kyle Donahue, on passenger rail in Pennsylvania.

August 29, 2023 - Career and Technical Education

The House Majority Policy Committee held a hearing, hosted by Rep. Jim Haddock, on expanding career and technical education in Pennsylvania. Members heard from Governor Shapiro Administration officials, apprenticeship program leaders, and others on the impact career and technical education can have on our students.

August 28, 2023 - Supply Chain Transportation

Rep. Kyle Mullins hosted the House Majority Policy Committee for a roundtable meeting and tour of McLane, one of the largest supply chain services leaders nationwide, to discuss with the company’s leaders on supply chain transportation issues and solutions.

August 9, 2023 - Diversity Strengthens Supply Chain

Ensuring supplier diversity and supporting minority-owned businesses will strengthen the supply chain in Pennsylvania and can provide businesses with the opportunity to expand beyond the state and into the global market, experts testified before the House Majority Policy Committee at a hearing hosted by Rep. Aerion Abney.

August 8, 2023 - Organ Donation and Education

The House Majority Policy Committee hosted a roundtable discussion to discuss the importance of organ donation and education, along with finding ways to increase opportunities to register as a donor.

August 7, 2023 - Improve Public Safety

Building partnerships between community leaders, law enforcement, and residents remains one of the best ways to decrease violence and improve public safety, according to testimony at a House Majority Policy Committee hearing held at Kennywood, hosted by Rep. Matt Gergely.

August 3, 2023 - Pittsburgh SOS Tour To Save Our Schools

The House Majority leadership team and Policy Committee wrapped up the statewide “Save Our Schools” tour with a stop at Carrick High School in Pittsburgh to tour the building, discuss the need for fair funding for public education, and rally with education advocates.

August 2, 2023 - Centre County SOS Tour To Save Our Schools

Resources are at a premium in rural regions and state funding for rural schools needs to improve, members of the House Majority Leadership team and House Majority Policy Committee announced following a roundtable discussion and rally at Bald Eagle Area Middle and High School. The Policy Committee’s event in Centre County was the third in a statewide SOS tour visiting schools, talking to school administrators, educators and advocates about the need to Save Our Schools.

August 1, 2023 - Reading SOS Tour To Save Our Schools

The House Democratic Majority Policy Committee and Leadership Team joined students, teachers, and education advocates in Reading for a tour of two local high school buildings and a discussion on education inequality in Pennsylvania.

July 31, 2023 - Philadelphia SOS Tour To Save Our Schools

On the first stop of a statewide tour, educators, advocates, labor leaders and concerned parents joined members of the Pennsylvania House Majority Leadership team and the House Majority Policy Committee in seeking answers to repair and reform funding for public schools. South Philadelphia High School was toured where members witnessed the needs in the school district – where six buildings closed for asbestos contamination during the 2022-23 school year.

May 15, 2023 - Protecting Public Health

The House Majority Policy Committee convened a roundtable at the Delaware County Health Department’s Baldwin Tower to meet with county health officials. The discussion focused on the importance for every county in Pennsylvania to have a health department, and the role they play in maintaining physical and mental wellness in the communities the serve. Following that discussion, committee members traveled to the Delaware County Wellness Center for a tour.

May 12, 2023 - Contraceptives

The House Democratic Policy Committee convened a hearing in Delaware County, hosted by Rep. Leanne Krueger, to discuss the need to expand access to contraceptives for Pennsylvanians following recent court rulings that put availability of this vital medication at risk.

May 11, 2023 - Pennsylvania Horse Industry

The House Democratic Policy Committee traveled to Castle Rock Farm to discuss Pennsylvania’s Horse Industry during a event hosted by Rep. Christina Sappey.

2023 Disability & Mental Health Summit

Photos from Rep. Dan Miller's 10th Annual Disability and Mental Health Summit on May 11, 2023 in Pittsburgh, Pa.

May 10, 2023 - Supporting Our Families

The House Democratic Policy Committee traveled to Montgomery County to explore ways to better address food insecurity and homelessness across Pennsylvania. After meeting with housing and hunger advocates, members headed to a local food pantry to make food donations and help volunteers pack meals. The event was hosted by Reps. Ben Sanchez and Melissa Cerrato.

May 9, 2023 - Historical Preservation and Tourism

The House Majority Policy Committee convened a roundtable discussion in Montgomery County, hosted by Rep. Napoleon Nelson, to explore how historical preservation can increase tourism and drive economic development.

Cyber and Charter School Reform - May 8, 2023

Taxpayers, public school superintendents, and advocates detailed the reasons cyber and charter school reform is necessary at a House Majority Policy Committee hearing, hosted by Rep. Tarah Probst, in the Stroudsburg High School auditorium.

May 5, 2023 - Emergency Management

The House Majority Policy Committee convened a hearing in Delaware County, hosted by Rep. Lisa Borowski, to discuss emergency management services in Pennsylvania and the daily challenges facing these first responders.

May 4, 2023 - Small Business and Main Street

The House Majority Policy Committee hosted a round table discussion with local businesses owners in Chester County before touring Main Street in Phoenixville to hear what members can do to grow downtown areas in Pennsylvania. Rep. Paul Friel hosted the event.

April 20, 2023 - Protecting Public Water Authorities

Rep. Carol Kazeem hosted the House Majority Policy Committee for a tour and roundtable to discuss how Pennsylvania residents are negatively impacted when public water authorities are sold to for-profit companies, including rate hikes with little to no service improvements.

April 19, 2023 - Esports

Democratic state lawmakers learned more about the billion-dollar industry of esports and its positive impact on the economy and education during a House Majority Policy Committee roundtable discussion and tour, hosted by state Rep. Danilo Burgos, at Nerd Street in Philadelphia.

April 18, 2023 - Illegal ATV Use

The Majority Policy Committee convened a hearing at Beloved St. John Church, hosted by Reps. Darisha Parker and Amen Brown, to discuss the ongoing issue of illegal ATV use on city streets. Members heard testimony from concerned residents, Philadelphia police, and city officials.

April 17, 2023 - Infrastructure Improvements

The House Majority Policy Committee held a roundtable discussion, hosted by Rep. Morgan Cephas, and tour in the Overbrook section of West Philadelphia detailing infrastructure investment needs.

April 13, 2023 - Black Maternal Health

The House Majority Policy Committee hosted a hearing on Black maternal health and the troubling statistics involving Black mothers and birthing individuals and maternal mortality rates.

April 12, 2023 - Career and Technical Education

The House Majority Policy Committee heard from testifiers detailing the importance of career and technical education and how it enhances Pennsylvania’s workforce. The hearing was hosted by Rep. Roni Green.

April 11, 2023 - Importance of Direct Support Professionals

The House Majority Policy Committee held a roundtable discussion, hosted by state Rep. Tarik Khan, on the importance of ensuring direct support professionals can earn a living wage.

March 29, 2023 - Expanding Reproductive Health Care

The Majority Policy Committee convened a hearing on the expansion of reproductive health care in Pennsylvania. Members heard testimony from Planned Parenthood officials and medical professionals. The hearing was hosted by Reps. Elizabeth Fiedler and Dan Frankel.

March 28, 2023 - Affordable Housing Crisis

The Majority Policy Committee convened a hearing, hosted by Rep. Izzy Smith-Wade-El, to explore ways lawmakers can help address the affordable housing crisis.

March 27, 2023 - Raise The Wage

The House Majority Policy Committee heard from testifiers detailing the need to raise the minimum wage in Pennsylvania. The hearing was co-hosted by Reps. Roni Green, Chris Rabb, and Patty Kim.

March 22, 2023 - Charter Reimbursement

Testifiers at a House Majority Policy Committee hearing, hosted by Rep. Joe Ciresi, explained why it’s necessary to reform Pennsylvania’s charter school reimbursement model in order to create a fairer education funding system for everyone.

March 21, 2023 - COLA's

The House and Senate Democratic Policy Committees held a joint hearing, hosted by state Reps. Dan Deasy and Steve Malagari, to discuss implementing a cost-of-living-adjustment for retired state workers and public-school employees.

March 20, 2023 - Worker Safety

The House and Senate Democratic Policy Committees convened a joint hearing, hosted by Rep. Pat Harkins, to hear testimony on the importance of extending OSHA workplace safety standards to public-sector employees.

March 14, 2023 - Train Derailment

A bipartisan House Policy Committee hearing, featuring members of the House Majority Policy Committee and the Republican Policy Committee, heard testimony on the state and local response to the Norfolk Southern train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, on the night of Feb. 3.

March 13, 2023 - Empowering Main Street

Joined by Swissvale and Wilkinsburg business owners, along with community leaders, state Rep. Abigail Salisbury led the House Majority Policy Committee in a roundtable discussion and tour of downtown Swissvale.

February 8, 2023 - Nightlife and Public Safety

State Rep. Jessica Benham hosted a PA House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on improving public safety and nightlife, specifically in the South Side neighborhood. In front of a standing-room crowd, the committee heard testimony from residents, police, city officials and local business owners.

February 6, 2023 - Green Energy

Chairman Ryan Bizzarro and members of the House Democratic Policy Committee attended a roundtable discussion, hosted by Reps. Mandy Steele and Dan Frankel, at the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. The setting offered a hands-on experience to discuss the process needed and work being done to make this historic landmark a green facility designed with an emphasis on reducing harm, including energy efficient conservatories.

February 3, 2023 - Labor Organizing

Chairman Ryan Bizzarro and members of the House Democratic Policy Committee convened a roundtable discussion, hosted by Reps. Dan Miller and Emily Kinkead, to talk about union organizing with several labor groups.

February 2, 2023 - Election Reform

Chairman Ryan Bizzarro and members of the House Democratic Policy Committee convened a hearing, hosted by Rep. Sara Innamorato, to discuss election reform. Members heard from election officials and other stakeholders on why pre-canvassing legislation and other measures should be considered in Harrisburg to help elections to run smoother.

January 27, 2023 - Worker Misclassification

Armed with the findings and calculations by a joint task force, Chairman Ryan Bizzarro and members of the PA House Democratic Policy Committee heard detailed testimony on how the misclassification of workers in Pennsylvania illegally denies worker protections while also denying valuable revenue to the state. The hearing was the first hosted by the Subcommittee on Labor, Energy and Development Chairman Nick Pisciottano.

January 26, 2023 – Health Care Staffing Crisis

Chairman Ryan Bizzarro and members of the House Democratic Policy Committee convened a hearing, hosted by Rep. Arvind Venkat, to discuss the healthcare staffing crisis in Pennsylvania.

October 26, 2022 - Affordability of Higher Education

The House Democratic Policy Committee convened a hearing, hosted by Rep. Mary Isaacson, to discuss the affordability and accessibility of online higher education options across Pennsylvania.

October 12, 2022 - Education Funding Discussion

The House Democratic Policy Committee convened a hearing in Mercer County, hosted by House Democratic Education Committee Chairman Mark Longietti, to discuss education funding policies in Pennsylvania, specifically the promise of Level Up funding, the need for charter school funding reform, and the threat of school vouchers.

October 11, 2022 - Reforming Charter Schools

The House Democratic Policy Committee convened a hearing to discuss the need to reform Pennsylvania’s charter school law and address teacher shortages across the state. The hearing, hosted by Rep. Frank Burns, featured testimony from several local school district officials and local school board members, as well as a charter school advocacy organization.

October 5, 2022 - Environmental Justice

At a joint hearing before the House Democratic Policy Committee and the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus, testifiers pointed to specific ways state government can refocus its efforts on environmental justice and racial equity in order to help communities. Testifiers and legislators said these efforts must include a focus on working class neighborhoods, which many times are plagued by environmental concerns, decreasing property values, a lack of fair representation in the decision-making process and other issues.

October 4, 2022 - Bio Tech Center and Roundtable Discussion

The House Democratic Policy Committee tours Blumberg Institute, which is a leading biotech center and groundbreaking research incubator in Bucks County.

October 3, 2022 - Stormwater Management & Infrastructure Impact

The House Democratic Policy Committee convened a hearing in Montgomery County to discuss stormwater management and the impact it has on community infrastructure. The hearing was hosted by Rep. Joe Webster at the Upper Providence Township Building.

September 28, 2022 – Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski and members of the House Democratic Policy Committee convened a hearing to explore the topic of grandparents raising grandchildren.

September 27, 2022 - Flood Mitigation Plans

Rep. Kyle Mullins hosts a tour and roundtable discussion with members of the House Democratic Policy Committee on what’s being done to mitigate flood damage to communities in his district.

September 26, 2022 - Reclaimed Coal Sites

Rep. Napoleon Nelson hosts the House Democratic Policy Committee for a roundtable discussion and tour of two abandoned coal sites that are set to undergo a reclamation process.

September 23, 2022 - Statewide Rape Kit Tracking System

The House Democratic Policy Committee convened a joint hearing with the Senate to discuss the statewide rape kit tracking system.

September 22, 2022 - Interaction of the Disabled Community with Technological Innovation

The House Democratic Policy Committee convened a hearing to explore the impacts technological advancements have had on the disabled community. The hearing was hosted by Rep. Joe Hohenstein at Temple University as part of his 2022 Disability Summit.

September 21, 2022 - Electricity Price Increases with Duquesne Light

Members of the House Democratic Policy Committee attend an informational meeting on electricity prices.

September 6, 2022 - Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Members of the House and Senate Democratic Policy Committee's, along with members of the Women's Health Caucus, held a Harrisburg hearing to discuss Crisis Pregnancy Centers.

August 23, 2022 – Youth Violence Intervention and Prevention

The House Democratic Policy Committee convened a hearing in Erie with the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus to discuss methods of youth violence intervention and prevention.

August 22, 2022 - Erie Regional Economic Tour and Roundtable

The House Democratic Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Ryan Bizzarro, held a roundtable discussion, and took a trolley tour across the Erie region, making stops at several businesses and development projects in the area, before finishing up at Presque Isle.

August 17, 2022 - Tour, roundtable of economic development in Reading

The House Democratic Policy Committee took a tour of three downtown Reading businesses and held a roundtable with business leaders, local colleges and District Attorney John Adams Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022 in Reading.

August 16, 2022 - Balance in the Rental Market

The House Democratic Policy Committee hosted a hearing on Balance in the Rental Market at Salus University's The Eye Institute on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022 in Philadelphia. Rep. Darisha Parker hosted the hearing.

August 15, 2022 - Healthy Parks and Open Spaces

The House Policy Committee hosted a hearing on Monday, Aug. 15, 2022 on Healthy Parks and Open Spaces at the Kingsessing Recreation Center in Philadelphia. Reps. Morgan Cephas and Rick Krajewski co-hosted the hearing about healthy parks, recreation centers and community spaces while also fighting blight and litter.

August 11, 2022 - A Post-Roe PA: Hearing at Chatham University

In a joint hearing before the PA House and Senate Policy Committees, lawmakers heard testimony from health care professionals, reproductive rights activists and legal experts on the changing landscape in the wake of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade in June. The hearing was held at Chatham University in Pittsburgh, and it is is the latest in a series of joint hearings on the issues and difficulties residents are facing in a Post-Roe PA.

August 10, 2022 - Developing a Hydrogen Hub

The House Democratic Policy Committee held a hearing at Operating Engineers 66 in Pittsburgh. Hosted by Chairman Ryan Bizzarro and Rep. Nick Pisciottano, the hearing featured testimony from leaders in industry, labor and environmental organizations to learn more about the benefits and obstacles to developing a Hydrogen Hub in Pennsylvania.

August 9, 2022 - Powering Pennsylvania: Fusion Energy

The House Democratic Policy Committee held a hearing at the K & L Gates Center, hosted by Rep. Emily Kinkead, to learn more about fusion energy in Pennsylvania and why the commonwealth should be investing in that industry.

August 8, 2022 - Tax Breaks For First Responders

The House Democratic Policy Committee held a hearing at CCAC, hosted by Rep. Brandon Markosek, to discuss legislation that would provide a tax exemption for firefighting equipment.

July 26, 2022 - Post Roe Pennsylvania

The House Democratic Policy Committee co-hosts a pubic hearing with members of the Women’s Health Caucus on protecting health care access after the overturning of Roe v. Wade.

July 25, 2022 - Hospitals and Covid-19

The House Democratic Policy Committee toured the Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia and learned about their pandemic response. The hearing, hosted by Rep. Stephen Kinsey, focused on Chestnut Hill’s initial response to COVID-19 and what needs to be done in the future to prepare for any future pandemics.

July 19, 2022 - Post-Roe Pennsylvania: Facts and Fiction

The House and Senate Policy Committees convened a hearing to explore what the future of healthcare looks like in Pennsylvania after the Supreme Court of the United States overturned Roe v. Wade. The hearing, co-hosted by Rep. Mary Isaacson and the Women’s Health Caucus, identified the facts and fiction of what the Supreme Court’s ruling means for people seeking abortion care in Pennsylvania.

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.