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Representative Erin D. Herbig
District #97
Representing - Belfast, Northport and Waldo


House Majority Leader Erin Herbig is currently serving her fourth term in the Maine House of Representatives. She represents House District 97 which includes Belfast, Northport and Waldo. Herbig guides the 75 member House Democratic caucus through the legislative session and serves as a leading voice in policy negotiations.

A proud fifth generation resident of Waldo County, Herbig is dedicated to making working and living in Maine easier for students and families. Rep. Herbig was first elected in 2010 and served for four years as the House Chair of the Legislature’s Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development Committee. Herbig has fought consistently for long lasting investments in Maine’s rural community and workers statewide. She currently serves as Chair of the Aging Caucus and the Legislative Council’s State House Facilities Committee.

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

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

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Rep. Herbig is a member of Legislative Council.

Brief description of the subject matter handled by the committee: Council is responsible for providing professional, nonpartisan staff support services to the Legislature and its officers, members, committees and commissions. These services include legislative research, bill drafting; policy, legal and fiscal analysis; fiscal note preparation; committee staffing; computer support services; public information; library and reference services and support; and general administrative services.

Other responsibilities delegated by the Legislature to the Council include preparing legislative budget requests and overseeing the legislative budget; establishing salary and benefit schedules for all legislative employees, except as otherwise provided by law; approval of employment practices; planning and oversight of projects designed to improve the organization, operation and physical facilities of the Legislature; and assignment of work to legislative committees when the Legislature is not in session. The Council also has responsibility for screening and approving requests to introduce legislation after cloture (after deadline bills) in any legislative session and exercises this same role for all bill requests prior to their introduction in the second regular session and all special sessions.

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Click on the button below to see all bills, joint resolutions and orders I sponsored or cosponsored this session, as well as legislative sentiments that honor and recognize people from our district and throughout the state.



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Contact Me

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You can also contact me at my home:

PO Box 1015
Belfast, ME 04915

When the Legislature is in session, you can leave a message for me by calling the State House Message Phone: (800) 423-2900 or the State House TDD Line: Relay 711.