Author: Associated Press

Rams win Super Bowl 23-20 over Bengals

Cooper Kupp caught a 1-yard touchdown pass from Matthew Stafford with 1:25 remaining and the Rams beat the Bengals 23-20 to win the Super Bowl on Sunday night.

Pharmacy agrees to $2 million payment but denies allegations

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Federal authorities say a Milwaukee pharmacy has agreed to pay more than $2 million to resolve allegations it submitted false claims to Medicare and Medicaid for prescription drugs. The company denies the charges. Hayat Pharmacy operates 23…

Wisconsin budget forecast improves by $2.9 billion

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin's budget picture improved by nearly $2.9 billion with a revised forecast released driven by higher-than-expected tax collections that will force the Republican-controlled Legislature to decide whether to spend the surplus, save it or put it…

Wisconsin Assembly OKs vaccine passport ban, immunity waiver

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Republicans who control the Wisconsin Assembly have approved bills that would require employers to count a prior coronavirus infection as an alternative to vaccination and testing and prohibit vaccine passports. Both measures would face a likely…

Assembly Republicans to vote to count infection as immunity

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Republicans who control the Wisconsin Assembly are ready to vote for a bill that would require employers to count a prior COVID-19 infection as an alternative to vaccination and testing. Republican backers maintain that natural immunity…

Lawmakers approve contracts for troopers, building trades

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin lawmakers have signed off on new contracts for state troopers, carpenters, bricklayers, electricians and plumbers. The deals for workers other than the state troopers cover the previous and current fiscal years. They call for raises…

GOP to vote on tougher penalties for coordinated shoplifting

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Assembly Republicans are set to vote on a bill that would create tougher penalties for coordinated shoplifting. The measure comes in response to reports last year of gangs of shoplifters running rampant through high-end department stores…

Lawmakers to sign off on new contracts for building trades

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin lawmakers are poised to sign off on new contracts for state carpenters, bricklayers, electricians and plumbers. The deals between the state Department of Administration and the Wisconsin State Building Trades Negotiating Committee cover the 2020-21…