The state’s central purchasing law, meant to prevent brother-in-law deals and other forms of corruption, is only used for one out of seven purchases an independent audit found. Reporter Paul Monies (12:10) shares the findings from a legislative watchdog report on how many state agencies claim exemptions to state rules when they buy goods and services.


  • Jennifer Palmer, who covers education for Oklahoma Watch, (6:08) explains why last year’s school report cards are delayed.
  • Dozens of bills relating to the state’s five-year-old medical marijuana industry are still pending in the Legislature. Paul (0:37) looks at key proposals still under consideration.
  • Executive director Ted Streuli hosts.

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