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Herbig laws to expand firefighter training and create Gold Star memorial take effect

AUGUSTA — Two new laws by Sen. Erin Herbig, D-Belfast, to expand live fire training for firefighters and create a Gold Star memorial in Capitol Park in Augusta went into effect on Thursday, Dec. 13. The first law, LD 1845, establishes a grant program as part of the Maine Fire Service...

Sen. Herbig sworn into the Maine Senate

AUGUSTA—Earlier today, Democratic Senator Erin Herbig of Belfast was sworn into the Maine Senate. Sen. Herbig was elected to her first term in the Senate in November. Chief Justice Leigh Saufley administered the oath of office to Sen. Herbig and 32 of her Senate colleagues, all of whom have...

Senator Erin Herbig currently is serving her first term in the Maine Senate. She represents the good people of Waldo County in Senate District 11.

A proud fifth generation resident of Waldo County, Senator Herbig wants to make working and living in Maine easier for students and families. She was elected to the Maine House of Representatives in 2010, where she served four terms, including two as the chairwoman of the Legislature’s Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development Committee and one term as House Majority Leader. Throughout her legislative service, Senator Herbig has fought consistently for long-lasting investments in Maine’s rural community and for workers statewide.

Senator Herbig graduated from Belfast Area High School in 1999 and earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Boston College in 2003. She previously worked as the Outreach Director for Maine Farmland Trust, and preserving our heritage industries remains a high priority for her.

Senator Herbig lives in Belfast with her husband, Joe, and their two children, Anna and Charles. She is also a proud member of the Belfast Curling Club.

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