Annual Meeting Features Elizabeth Warren, Suzanne Bump

Senate Candidate Warren Slated to Address Luncheon; State Auditor Bump to Speak Earlier

The annual meeting and luncheon of the Massachusetts Newspaper Publishers Association — set for Thursday, Dec. 1 — will feature speeches from two women prominent in Massachusetts politics.


Elizabeth Warren, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts, will be the featured speaker at the luncheon. The New York Times said she is “provocative and assertive in her critique of corporate power” and “eloquent in her defense of an eroding middle class.” The National Law Journal named Warren one of the most influential lawyers of the decade.

Suzanne M. Bump, who is in her first year as the Massachusetts auditor, will address the meeting prior to the lunch, starting at 11 a.m. Bump is expected to speak about her initiatives to enhance accountability in state government. Prior to her election as auditor, Bump was Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development in Gov. Patrick’s Cabinet. She served eight years in the state House of Representatives, representing Braintree.


The annual meeting and luncheon are Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011, at Anthony’s Pier Four in Boston. The luncheon begins at noon with a cocktail reception. Earlier in the day, at 10 a.m., the MNPA will conduct its annual business meeting and election of 2012 officers and executive board members. Auditor Bump will speak at 11 a.m.

A registration form is available to download from the MNPA website: 2011 MNPA registration form. The meeting is open to anyone who would like to attend. Registration, which includes lunch, is $75 for MNPA member newspapers and their employees, $85 for all others.

If you have any questions about the event, please address them to MNPA Executive Director Robert Ambrogi, 978-546-3400 or Please register no later than Wednesday, Nov. 23.

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