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Audit Shows Millions of Dollars in Unemployment Insurance Contributions Still Uncollected by the State 

6/15/2018 Office of the State Auditor

The agency did not effectively manage the collection of delinquent unemployment insurance (UI) contributions from some Massachusetts businesses, resulting in millions of dollars of unpaid contributions.

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Audit Shows DCR Still Not Collecting All User Fees for State Land 

6/14/2018 Office of the State Auditor

Following-up on a 2013 audit from her office, State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump found that problems related to DCR's collection of user fees have grown in recent years.

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Cyberscammer Steals $93k from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center 

6/11/2018 Office of the State Auditor

Auditor Bump calls on the MassCEC to improve its process for dealing with cyberthreats to prevent future thefts, which the agency indicated it has done in response to the audit.

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Audit Leads to Improvements at Wellesley Housing Authority, but More Work is Needed 

5/30/2018 Office of the State Auditor

Audit examined issues related to inventory, rent determination, purchasing, waitlists, and more.

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Bump: DCAMM is a “Poor Steward of Earth and Taxpayer Dollars”  

4/27/2018 Office of the State Auditor

Audit shows inadequate recycling practices could be wasting taxpayer dollars.

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Audit Shows District Attorney Retention Fund Successful, but Long-term Impact Could be Limited 

4/24/2018 Office of the State Auditor

Auditor Bump encourages district attorneys to work with the Legislature to provide more predictability to the ADA retention fund.

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Audit Shows MassHealth Still Overpaying for Drug Tests and Drug Screens 

4/19/2018 Office of the State Auditor

State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump released an audit examining MassHealth payments for drug tests and drug screens. The audit found that over the nearly four year audit period MassHealth overpaid claims for these services by as much as $4.38 million.

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The Office of the State Auditor Releases Independent Review 

4/05/2018 Office of the State Auditor

The independent review examined the office's compliance with GAGAS standards.

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State Auditor Suzanne Bump’s Office Identified Record $16.9 Million in Public Assistance Fraud in Fiscal Year 2017 

4/02/2018 Office of the State Auditor

Bump's office works to ensure public benefit programs are accessible and run with integrity.

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Audit Finds Improvements at Southfield Redevelopment Authority, Though Concerns Remain 

3/29/2018 Office of the State Auditor

An audit of the Southfield Redevelopment Authority (SRA), released today by State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump, found improvements at the organization since it was last audited in 2013, but cautioned that some barriers to its success remain.

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Auditor Bump Recommends Improved Data Collection for Worcester County District Attorney’s Young Adult Diversion Program to Assess Program Effectiveness 

3/23/2018 Office of the State Auditor

Audit found that better data collection by the program can improve transparency and assessment of its success.

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Annual Report Shows Auditor’s Office Identified More Than $211 Million in Inappropriate MassHealth Payments 

3/15/2018 Office of the State Auditor

The annual report of the Medicaid Audit Unit, which examines certain activities of the MassHealth program, found that over the past year the Unit identified more than $211 million in unallowable, questionable or or potentially fraudulent billings.

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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.

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Audit Finds Improvements to Determination Process to Provide State-Sponsored Legal Representation  

2/28/2018 Office of the State Auditor

State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump today released an audit of the Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS), which is responsible for providing legal services to low income people entitled by law to representation by legal counsel.

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