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Controversial state purchasing program likely to be revamped, officials predict


Houston Chronicle - The popular state purchasing program used for a $110 million no-bid contract now engulfed in scandal is likely to be revamped in the next few months, officials said this week.

At least two different bills to add safeguards to the Cooperative Contracts program are in the works, lawmakers said, and those in charge of the program are not expected to oppose reform.

...State Rep. Gary Elkins said this week he was thinking about introducing a bill that would require state agencies to consider three pre-approved vendors before making a purchase through the program. That already is encouraged, but not required.

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