Co-sponsor of legislation is a former dental hygienist
Who: Anne-Marie Mastraccio
Where: Mastraccio is a Democrat, who resides in Sanford, Maine, a suburb about halfway between Portsmouth and Portland. She is currently in her first term as a legislator in the state's House of Representatives.
Committee Assignments in Maine House of Representatives: Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development; Joint Select Committee on Maine's Workforce and Economic Future.
Political roots: She ran for the state legislature after serving as an elected official in Sanford for 21 years. Her website identifies her as being "committed to improving the business climate in Maine and increasing access to skills training for unemployed and underemployed workers."
Early years: Her family relocated to Maine 32 years ago, where she worked in her husband's optometric practice. However, she started her career as a dental hygienist in Boston.