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Audit Calls for Improvements in Cybersecurity Training at Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development 

11/24/2020 Office of the State Auditor

During the audit, forty-five individuals employed by agencies within EOHED did not complete required cybersecurity awareness training.

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Gina Cash, Director of the Office of the State Auditor’s Bureau of Special Investigations, Receives Top Women of Law Award 

11/18/2020 Office of the State Auditor

Cash recognized for her contributions to helping the Auditor's Office accomplish its mission.

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Audit Shows Electronic Case Filing System Has Reduced Case Processing Time at Appeals Court  

11/02/2020 Office of the State Auditor

The audit also shows the court is improving its processes related to the collection and reconciliation of fees for appellant cases.

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MassHealth Has Made Improvements to Applicant Income Eligibility Verifications, Audit Shows 

10/09/2020 Office of the State Auditor

Recommendations in 2012 audit of MassHealth have been implemented.

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Bump Reappoints Dr. Meredith Rosenthal and Robert Birmingham to Center for Health Information and Analysis Oversight Council 

9/30/2020 Office of the State Auditor

Rosenthal and Birmingham were sworn in by Bump during a virtual ceremony held earlier today.

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Audits Show Elder Service Organizations Provided Potentially Unallowable Services to MassHealth Members  

9/21/2020 Office of the State Auditor

Reports released today were the last two in a series of six audits of elder service providers.

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Audit Finds No Deficiencies at Holyoke Community College Foundation, Offers Steps to Improve Financial Management 

9/17/2020 Office of the State Auditor

Bump’s audit urges HCCF to improve documentation of accounting practices and disclosure of related-party transactions.

Press Statement

State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump's Statement on the Passing of Chief Justice Ralph Gants 

9/14/2020 Office of the State Auditor

Bump released the following statement shortly after the passing of Chief Justice Gants.

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Audit Leads to Improved Compliance with the Open Meeting and Conflict of Interest Laws at Commission on the Status of Women 

8/27/2020 Office of the State Auditor

In both instances, the commission indicated it has taken action to begin implementing Bump’s recommendations to address the issues.

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State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump Receives NASACT’s President’s Award  

8/27/2020 Office of the State Auditor

Bump received the award for her commitment to government transparency and her leadership related to the prevention of Medicaid fraud.

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Audit Calls for Improvements in Cybersecurity Training at Holyoke Community College 

8/11/2020 Office of the State Auditor

HCC did not implement an IT security training program for employees until October 2018, more than nine years after a state executive order required it to do so.

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Testimony of State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump to the House of Representatives on Police Training in the Commonwealth 

7/16/2020 Office of the State Auditor

In a letter to members of the House of Representatives, Auditor Bump calls on the state to take steps to improve police training and accountability.

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After Alleged Fraud at South Shore Stars, Audit Provides Guidance to Improve Integrity of Childcare Assistance 

6/30/2020 Office of the State Auditor

Bump initiated the audit at the request of the Department of Early Education and Care after the discovery of alleged fraud committed by the organization’s former enrollment director

Press Statement

Auditor Bump's Statement on Governor Baker’s Proposal to Implement a Statewide Police Officer Standards and Accreditation System 

6/17/2020 Office of the State Auditor

Bump commends Black and Latino Legislative Caucus and Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association for their leadership on improving police accountability

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Department of Environmental Protection Leaving Public with Murky Picture of Water Quality, Audit Shows 

6/15/2020 Office of the State Auditor

Bump also calls on the agency to improve oversight of facilities that manufacture, process, and use toxic substances

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