New Laws Passed During the 2022 Legislative Session

Posted on August 2, 2022


HARTFORD –  The non-partisan Office of Legislative Research has recently published its “Acts Affecting” report, which provides summaries of new laws that were enacted during the 2022 legislative session.

These reports, which include laws concerning seniors, children and education, among others, are broken down by various legislative categories.

You can learn more about each of those categories by clicking here or on the individual graphics below.

Rep. Labriola Attends Legislative Breakfast in Naugatuck

Posted on April 22, 2022


Please see the article below from the Republican-American, which recently covered our legislative breakfast.


Legislative Resources For The 2022 Session At Your Disposal

Posted on March 9, 2022


HARTFORD – Session is in full swing and the following are resources for you to use to track bills and take part in hearings as they come up.

The state comptroller’s office offers a web portal that explains where your tax dollars are directed within the state budget.

The site includes:

OpenBudget: Understand Connecticut’s budget (budgeted v. actual spending)

OpenCheckbook: See every payment made by the state

DIY Revenue Calculator: Calculate the approximate impact tax changes would have on overall

State Representative David Labriola to hold office hours January 27

Posted on January 19, 2022


State Representative David Labriola (R-Oxford) and State Senator Eric Berthel (R-Watertown) will host pre-session office hours on Thursday, January 27 during virtual appointments with constituents.

Both Berthel and Labriola look forward to connecting with constituents to hear their concerns and to share their legislative priorities ahead of the 2022 Legislative Session, which is set to open on February 9.

WHO: Sen. Eric Berthel (R-32nd) and David Labriola (R-131st)

WHAT: Pre-Session Office Hours

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

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

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

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.

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