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In Response to Storms, Auditor Bump Encourages Legislators to Take Action to Address Water Infrastructure Needs 

3/14/2018 Office of the State Auditor

State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump today sent a letter to Massachusetts legislators encouraging them to take steps to meet municipal water infrastructure needs.

Press Release

Massachusetts Communities to be Reimbursed for 2016 Mandated Early Voting Expenses 

2/20/2018 Office of the State Auditor

The Legislature passed and the Governor signed into law a measure that provides reimbursement to Massachusetts cities and towns for their unfunded, mandated expenses related to providing early voting in the 2016 election.

Press Statement

Bump on the Trump Administration Infrastructure Proposal: “Barely A Drop in the Bucket” 

2/13/2018 Office of the State Auditor

State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump released the following statement on the federal infrastructure bill introduced today by the Trump Administration.

Press Release

Auditor Bump Highlights Office Accomplishments, Calls for Greater Inter-Agency Collaboration in Government 

2/06/2018 Office of the State Auditor

Auditor Suzanne M. Bump today testified before the Joint Committee on Ways and Means in support of her agency’s Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) budget request.

Speech

Auditor Bump Testifies on Agency Budget, Priorities  

2/06/2018 Office of the State Auditor

Auditor Bump testified before the Joint Committee on Ways and Means about her agency's fiscal year 2019 budget and agency priorities for the coming year.

Press Statement

Auditor Bump Applauds House of Representatives for Funding 2016 Early Voting Costs 

1/31/2018 Office of the State Auditor

Auditor Suzanne M. Bump released the following statement in response to a vote today by the Massachusetts House of Representatives to include $1.06 million in a supplemental budget to reimburse municipalities for the cost of implementing early voting

Press Statement

Auditor Bump Submits Letter in Support of Funding for School Transportation Costs 

1/12/2018 Office of the State Auditor

Auditor Suzanne M. Bump submitted a letter to Governor Baker requesting funding in his FY19 budget proposal for certain school transportation costs.

Press Release

Auditor Bump Certifies More Than $1 Million in Unfunded Mandated Early Voting Costs on Municipalities for 2016 Election 

1/08/2018 Office of the State Auditor

Certification comes after Bump's office determined part of early voting law constituted an unfunded mandate.

Press Release

Auditor Bump Asks Municipal Clerks to Report Early Voting Spending 

11/15/2017 Office of the State Auditor

Bump's office previously determined parts of the early voting law were an unfunded mandate.

Press Release

Auditor Bump Tours Quabbin Reservoir to Discuss Water Infrastructure 

11/06/2017 Office of the State Auditor

Auditor Bump tours Quabbin Reservoir to highlight municipal water infrastructure needs.

Press Release

Auditor Bump Visits Jefferson to Discuss Needed Improvements to Regional School District Structure 

11/03/2017 Office of the State Auditor

Bump's report highlights the experiences of the Wachusett Regional School District.

Speech

Testimony to The Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight in Support of Filing Municipal Impact Statements 

10/25/2017 Office of the State Auditor

Ben Tafoya, Director of the Division of Local Mandates, testified on behalf of Auditor Suzanne M. Bump in support of legislation that would require state agencies to file municipal impact statements with Secretary of State’s Office, DLM, and LGAC.

Press Release

Auditor Bump Calls for State Administration of Wastewater Standards, Changes to Proposed Program Funding 

10/20/2017 Office of the State Auditor

Auditor Suzanne M. Bump today provided written testimony to the Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture, in which she expresses her qualified support for H.2777.

Press Release

Bump Calls for Modernization of Massachusetts Regional School Structure 

10/18/2017 Office of the State Auditor

Auditor Suzanne M . Bump released a study that highlights challenges faced by regional school districts related to demographics, transportation, and state policies and funding.

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