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Oklahoma spends less than a dollar per meal on average feeding prisoners in the state correctional system. While Department of Corrections spokesman Justin Wolf says prison food provides adequate nutrition and menus are approved by a dietician, meals are frequently stacked with starches like bread, oats, beans and rice as filler, according to interviews with former and current prisoners and family members.


OKLAHOMA CITY — The Department of Corrections plans to provide a temporary pay bump for employees working in a COVID-19 “hot spot.”