Senate Democratic Policy Committee

Please contact Seth Rolko, Sen. Dem. Policy Committee Executive Director, in my Harrisburg office with any questions at 717-787-4236 or via email at for information regarding the Policy Committee.

Upcoming Policy Hearings



Policy Hearing - July 23,, 2019Policy Hearing on Improving Veterans’ Services in the Commonwealth

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 | 2:00 p.m. 
Steamfitter Local Union #449 | 1517 Woodruff St. | Pittsburgh, PA 15220

Senate Democratic Policy Committee will hold a Policy Hearing co-chaired by Senator Pam Iovino on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. The hearing will focus on Sen. Iovino’s interest in improving veterans’ services in the Commonwealth. The meeting will be open to the public to attend.

Committee News

Senate Hearing Focuses on Career Readiness, Workforce Development

DUNMORE, April 19, 2018 – State Sen. John Blake today hosted members of the Senate Democratic Policy Committee at Penn State Scranton for a wide-ranging discussion on career readiness and workforce development.   The public hearing, titled “Our Students, Our...

Senate Hearing Focuses on Mandated Drug Addiction Treatment

Pittsburgh, December 8, 2017 − At the request of state Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, the state Senate Democratic Policy Committee today held a hearing on Costa’s legislation that would enable families to seek court-ordered addiction treatment for their loved...

State Senate Committee Discusses Ways to Prevent Street Harassment

Philadelphia – November 1, 2017 – At the request of state Sen. Lawrence Farnese (D-Phila.), the Senate Democratic Policy Committee today held a roundtable discussion at City Hall on strategies for preventing street harassment. “It is really important to have this...