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Audit Finds No Deficiencies at Mount Waschusett Community College Foundation, Suggests Improvements to Financial Management  

4/13/2020 Office of the State Auditor

Areas of improvement in existing internal controls of the foundation include better cash disbursement and credit card transaction monitoring, and enhanced documentation for expenditures.

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Audit Shows State’s Board of Registration in Medicine Lacks Oversight of Health Services for Physicians 

4/06/2020 Office of the State Auditor

Physician Health Services, the state’s physician health program provider, offers consultation, assessment, support, and referrals for treatment of physicians who have potentially impairing health conditions.

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Audit Calls for Improved Oversight of Background Checks and Financial Activities at Mount Wachusett Community College 

3/31/2020 Office of the State Auditor

The college did not have records of background checks for 40 of the 95 students participating in its early childhood education program

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Auditor Bump Asks Municipalities to Report on Early Voting Spending from 2020 Presidential Primary 

3/30/2020 Office of the State Auditor

Bump renews call on Legislature to permanently address early voting unfunded mandate

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Audit Calls for Improved Oversight of Background Checks at Quinsigamond Community College’s Early Childhood Education Program 

3/26/2020 Office of the State Auditor

During the audit period, QCC could not verify that 44 of the 259 students enrolled in ECE program courses had received required checks prior to participating in these courses.

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Audit Calls on MassVentures to Improve Strategic Planning and Management of Employment Information 

3/19/2020 Office of the State Auditor

MassVentures is a quasi-public corporation that provides financial assistance to startup companies in Massachusetts.

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Audit Leads to Improved Revenue Protection at Department of Fish and Game 

3/17/2020 Office of the State Auditor

Audit found deficiencies in the way in which DFG safeguards license fees and other revenue

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Auditor’s Office Receives Highest Possible Rating in Third Consecutive Peer Review 

3/13/2020 Office of the State Auditor

The announcement comes after an independent review by the National State Auditors Association

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Audit Calls on State to Do More to Ensure Cities and Towns Are Prepared to Respond to Chemical Emergencies 

2/27/2020 Office of the State Auditor

Audit shows state had not established Emergency Planning Committees in 53 cities and towns.

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In Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Testimony, Auditor Bump Stresses Funding for Early Voting and Police Training 

2/24/2020 Office of the State Auditor

Auditor Bump calls on legislature to create permanent funding method for early voting and to supplement funding for municipal police training.

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Auditor Bump’s Testimony Before the Joint Ways & Means Committee in Support of Her Office’s FY21 Budget 

2/24/2020 Office of the State Auditor

In addition to advocating for her agency's budget, Bump also calls on the legislature to address funding issues related to early voting and municipal police training.

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Audit Leads to Improved Monitoring of Vehicle Use and Inventory Records at Middlesex Sheriff’s Office 

2/21/2020 Office of the State Auditor

Audit called on the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office (MSO) to improve its monitoring of vehicle usage and the inventory records of its fixed assets. The audit examined the period of July 1, 2016 through December 31, 2018.

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Auditor Bump Appoints Tim Kunzier of Brookline to Personal Care Attendant Workforce Council 

2/19/2020 Office of the State Auditor

Kunzier was recently sworn in by Bump during a ceremony at her State House office.

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State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump Receives Excellence in Government Leadership Award from Association of Government Accountants 

2/12/2020 Office of the State Auditor

AGA cites Bump's use of data analytics and technology to solve issues facing state government as key reasons for her receiving the award.

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Audit Leads to Improvements at Norfolk Sheriff’s Office 

2/05/2020 Office of the State Auditor

The audit was requested by Norfolk Sheriff Jerome P. McDermott to guide his transition when he was appointed by Governor Baker in December 2018

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