AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate on Tuesday unanimously passed legislation from Sen. Erin Herbig, D-Belfast, that would help Maine victims of sexual assault seek and achieve justice. LD 67, “An Act To Ensure Access to Justice for Victims of Sexual Assault,” would extend the current statute of...
Senate gives unanimous support to Herbig bill to increase funding for sexual, domestic violence services
AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate on Tuesday gave unanimous support in an initial vote for a bill introduced by Sen. Erin Herbig, D-Belfast, that would provide increased funding for sexual assault and domestic violence services in Maine. LD 1171, “An Act To Prevent Sexual and Domestic Violence and...
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.