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 Seth.Rolko@pasenate.com for information regarding the Policy Committee.

Upcoming Policy Hearings

JULY

22

Worker Protection

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 |  11:00 a.m.  

Policy Hearing - Worker Protection

The Joint Senate & House Democratic Policy Committee will hold a Policy Hearing co-chaired by Senators Katie Muth, Lindsey Williams, and Rep. Elizabeth Fiedler on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. The meeting will be held virtually via ZOOM. You can register for the hearing ahead of time at the following link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAscu2ppj8vEtGJMx7uwFEHF4dpV-R8h2ge

The purpose of this hearing is to learn how we can best address worker protections as many individuals are risking exposure to COVID-19 by entering back into the workplace. The meeting will be open to the public to attend.

Committee News

State Senate Hearing in Philly on Ride-hailing Companies

State Senate Hearing in Philly on Ride-hailing Companies

Philadelphia, PA − June 6, 2019 – At the request of state Senator Anthony Hardy Williams (D- Philadelphia), the Senate Democratic Policy Committee today held a hearing on ways to improve the accessibility, safety and reliability and working conditions for...

Committee Holds Capitol Hearing on Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

Committee Holds Capitol Hearing on Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

Harrisburg, April 29, 2019 – State Democratic lawmakers today held a joint Senate-House hearing at the Capitol on legalizing adult-use recreational marijuana. “It is imperative that the legislature carefully consider both the advantages and consequences of legalizing...

State Senate Committee Holds Second Hearing on Global Warming

State Senate Committee Holds Second Hearing on Global Warming

PITTSBURGH, April 23, 2019 – At the request of state Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa (D-Forest Hills) and Senator Wayne Fontana (D-Brookline), the Senate Democratic Policy Committee held a hearing today in Pittsburgh on strategies for combatting climate change by...

Joint State Legislative Hearing Focuses on College Affordability

Joint State Legislative Hearing Focuses on College Affordability

Harrisburg, March 26, 2019 – Democratic lawmakers today held a joint Senate-House hearing in Harrisburg on legislation aimed at making college more affordable.  The joint state Senate-House Democratic Policy Committee hearing focused on the proposed “Pennsylvania...