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Rep. Labriola welcomes Gov. Lamont and legislators during tour of Oxford business

Posted on December 6, 2021


OXFORD – State Rep. David Labriola, R-Oxford, joined his legislative colleagues and Governor Ned Lamont on Friday during a tour of Gyre9, a design and development company in Oxford that helps design market-ready products, including electric charging stations.

The company developed and manufactures the JuiceBar, an electric charging station that helps power electric cars, trucks, delivery vehicles and even buses. Gyre9 was launched by Ed and Wendy Gilchrest who worked out of a timber-lined barn, but

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Connecticut Lawmakers Roll Up Their Sleeves for A Good Cause

Posted on November 23, 2021


SOUTHBURY – On Monday, State Representative Cindy Harrison of the 69th district (representing Roxbury, Southbury, Washington, and Woodbury) was joined by Representative David Labriola of the 131st district (representing Oxford, Naugatuck, and Southbury) and Senator Eric Berthel of the 32nd district (representing Bethlehem, Bridgewater, Middlebury, Oxford, Roxbury, Seymour, Southbury, Washington, Watertown and Woodbury) in hosting a Blood Drive at the Heritage Hotel in Southbury that surpassed its

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Southbury Delegation to Host American Red Cross Blood Drive

Posted on October 13, 2021



HARTFORD State Representatives David K. Labriola (R-131), Cindy Harrison (R-69)  and State Senator Eric Berthel (R-32) are asking the community to join them as they roll up their sleeves and give blood during an American Red Cross Blood Drive in Southbury on Monday, November 22.

“Whether this will be your first donation or you are a regular donor, join us to make this blood drive a success,” Rep. Harrison said. “Your donation will help to save lives.”

“The need for blood is constant, and every

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2021 Major Public Acts

Posted on July 9, 2021


The nonpartisan Office of Legislative Research (OLR) has compiled its annual report of “Major Public Acts.” This report provides summaries of all the new laws that will result in significant policy changes. These changes could impact you, your family, business, or our community. I encourage you to review the document in its entirety.

Click here  to view the report.

OLR’s report is broken down into several categories. Below are some excerpts from the report:

Property Tax Relief

Labriola Hosts Oxford Wildlife Forum

Posted on May 4, 2021


Oxford – State Representative Dave Labriola (R-Oxford) held a wildlife forum to discuss the best way residents can handle sightings, behavior, and mitigate potential conflict. As the weather continues to get warmer, animals become more active and are seen more frequently. To provide educational information and safety tips about possible encounters, Animal Control Officer Jason McLain and Laura Simon, Wildlife Ecologist, facilitated the presentation and answered questions from those in attendance.

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2021 Legislative Office Hours on February 4 via Zoom

Posted on January 25, 2021


Rep. Labriola will be hosting virtual Office Hours via zoom on Thursday, February 4, between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. If you have a question, comment, or concern you’d like to speak directly to Rep. Labriola about regarding our state government, please sign up for a 15-minute appointment.

There are several time slots available. To book your appointment, please click here (or on the image below).

If you have any questions about setting an appointment or participating in Office Hours, please do not

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2021 Legislative Session, Participation Guide

Posted on January 19, 2021


The COVID-19 pandemic essentially shut down the Capitol complex in March of 2019 to the general public. Only staff and elected officials have been allowed in on a limited basis since, and that will continue for the foreseeable future. But that does not mean business in the Connecticut General Assembly will be disrupted, and the public must still have access to officials and be allowed to take part in the legislative process. That means utilizing the best available technology.

Click here for a guide

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Labriola, Berthel Hail Oxford Industrial Park Improvement Grant

Posted on November 10, 2020


Oxford – $11 million from the state’s Small Town Economic Assistance Program (STEAP) will be allocated in a round of grants to help 94 towns across the state fund various local projects. According to State Representative David Labriola (R-Oxford) and State Senator Eric Berthel (R-Watertown), Oxford will be receiving a grant that will help pay for an improvement project in the town’s industrial park.

 “The residents of Oxford will greatly benefit from this grant allocation. The industrial park is

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PURA Public Hearings on Electric Companies’ Responses to Storm Isaias

Posted on October 16, 2020


In August, PURA initiated docket 20-08-03 to review the electric distribution companies’ responses to Storm Isaias. Three public hearings have been scheduled through online Zoom calls.

Any member of the public wishing to speak may do so by registering through the following web links:

Labriola Urges Governor to Allow High School Football

Posted on September 10, 2020


Hartford – It was recently announced that Connecticut will be one of two states in the country to cancel its high school football season this year. The decision was announced by the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC), the state’s governing body on high school athletics, even though football teams across the state had safely been engaging in practices and team activities over the last few weeks. State Rep. Dave Labriola (R-Oxford) joined with many of his colleagues in a letter

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