Tag Archives: Suzanne Bump

Republican Auditor Candidate Announces: Patricia Saint Aubin

Patricia Saint Aubin’s press team sent out the following release. Norfolk, MA – Pledging to ensure that her office is a truly independent watchdog for state taxpayers, Patricia Saint Aubin announced her candidacy for Massachusetts State Auditor as a Republican today. Saint Aubin, who resides in Norfolk with her husband Ralph Greggs, has extensive private sector experience in the financial,…

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AUDIO: Bump vigorously defends DTA audit against Patrick criticisms

Yesterday, Suzanne Bump, the Auditor of the Commonwealth, talked for over a half hour to Tom Duggan, the editor of the Valley Patriot.  Duggan has a weekly radio show on WCAP in Lowell, called Paying Attention.  During the interview, Bump vigorously defended her audit of the Department of Transitional Assistance against the onslaught of Governor Patrick. Duggan has provided a…

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Why So Secretive Mr Zimini

 Another unreported fact in the whole Tim Murray, Mike McLaughlin, John Zimini affair is that for a long period of time after getting his new job at MassHousing, Zimini was very secretive with his constituents in Dracut.  As the Boston Globe has reported a few years ago Tim Murray, at Mike McLaughlin’s request got his friend John Zimini a job…

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Suzanne Bump, surprise reformer?

With her recent aggressive moves to overhaul the auditor’s office, is Suzanne Bump proving her doubters wrong? That’s the question teed up here in “Face to Face,” CommonWealth magazine’s new video feature that is literally convening the conversation on important issues facing the state.  Check out the discussion between Mike Lake, who vied with Bump in last fall’s Democratic primary,…

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