I am wholeheartedly supporting Erin Herbig in her bid for the Waldo County Senate seat because she has dedicated her efforts in the Maine Legislature to enhance the lives of her Waldo County constituents in the areas where it is most needed - lowering property taxes by supporting the voter-approved 55 percent revenue sharing for schools; supporting local businesses by launching her Waldo County Works business tour to listen to owners’ needs, including my own business; and establishing a community college center in Waldo County to help job seekers to become better qualified to apply for higher paying jobs.
Since first meeting Erin when we played together on a team at the Belfast Curling Club, she has been very open to the idea of participatory democracy inviting me to shadow her going about her duties as Majority Leader in the Maine House. I really appreciate how Erin takes her time, no matter how long it takes, with each and every constituent to really listen to their needs and respond with a personal message. She definitely has the legislative experience and energy it takes to represent all of Waldo County as its next senator!
Andre Blanchard lives in Liberty