Brett Rowland

Brett Rowland has worked as a reporter in newsrooms in Illinois and Wisconsin. He most recently served as news editor of the Northwest Herald in Crystal Lake, Illinois. He previously held the same…

Biden’s student debt cancellation could cost taxpayers $1.4 trillion

(The Center Square) – President Joe Biden’s plans to cancel student debt for some borrowers could cost taxpayers up to $1.4 trillion, depending on how the plans are implemented, a new… Read More

April 30, 2024
West Point drops hallowed ‘Duty, Honor, Country’ for ‘Army Values’

(The Center Square) – The U.S. Military Academy at West Point plans to drop its hallowed motto of “Duty, Honor, Country” from its mission statement. While the motto won’t change,… Read More

March 15, 2024
Group drops lawsuit as VA secretary promises ‘gender-confirmation’ surgery coverage

(The Center Square) – A group representing transgender veterans has dropped a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs after getting a letter from Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough. The Transgender… Read More

March 4, 2024
Transgender veterans sue VA seeking gender-affirming surgery

(The Center Square) – A group representing transgender veterans filed a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs seeking gender-confirmation surgery for 163,000 transgender veterans. The Transgender American… Read More

January 29, 2024
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DOJ calls law enforcement response to Uvalde school shooting ‘a failure’

(The Center Square) – A long-awaited report from U.S. Department of Justice released Thursday found widespread problems with law enforcement officers’ response to the mass school shooting in Uvalde, Texas.  A… Read More

January 19, 2024