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Wisconsin could receive $65 million from a proposed $4.3 billion multistate settlement with Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Wisconsin Department of Justice announced Thursday. In 2019, Attorney General Josh Kaul filed suit against Purdue alleging the maker of OxyContin helped ignite the drug crisis with deceptive marketing claims. “It’s critical that...

-- Assembly lawmakers have approved along party lines a bill that would put in place guidelines on how the state should handle lawsuit settlements from opioid manufacturers. The bill would require any settlements on the suit between the attorney general and local governments and opioid manufacturers,...