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State, local officials bury the hatchet at Alamo cannon dedication

May 27, 2021

But on Friday, Bush praised Patrick for his passion for the Alamo. The two recently came to an agreement around the new version of the plan, Bush told Texas legislators in a hearing last month.

“There’s nobody in the state capital who cares more about Texas history, that cares more about this holy shrine that we honor today than Dan Patrick,” Bush said Friday.

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Abbott signs orders to construct barriers, wall in Texas

June 17, 2021

Shortly after the news conference, the Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush said the construction will receive emergency authorization on state lands. The state owns about 591,595 surface acres along the border, the Texas General Land Office stated in a news release. “The GLO will partner with state and local officials to expedite the completion […]

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Land Commissioner Bush announces emergency authorization for border wall construction on state lands

June 16, 2021

HARLINGEN, Texas (KVEO) — Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced today that the border wall will receive emergency authorization to be built on state lands. Texas owns approximately 591,595 acres along the Texas-Mexico border, in which the Texas General Land Office will partner with local officials to build the border wall, according to a […]

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County granted $3.8M by Texas GLO for historic disaster mitigation projects

June 15, 2021

AUSTIN – On May 21, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush and Beeville Mayor Francisco Dominguez, Jr. announced the Texas General Land Office (GLO) approved $3.8 million in flood mitigation projects to improve bridge and road infrastructure in the city of Beeville. These infrastructure projects will directly benefit thousands of residents in a majority low-to-moderate […]

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Republicans think they can take South Texas — especially after a win in McAllen

June 11, 2021

George P. Bush’s first trip outside Austin after he announced his campaign for attorney general wouldn’t surprise anyone watching Texas politics these days: Like many other ambitious Republicans, he visited South Texas. The state’s current land commissioner, who is seeking to unseat incumbent Attorney General Ken Paxton, spoke with members of the Border Patrol union […]

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George P. Bush responds to media criticism in bid for Texas Attorney General: ‘I’m my own man’

June 10, 2021

Texas Attorney General Candidate George P. Bush joined “Fox News Primetime” Wednesday to discuss his 2022 run to unseat embattled Republican Ken Paxton. BUSH: It’s my name on the ballot. I am my own man. I will be on the phone if elected as attorney general and take the call late at night if a […]

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Texas Land Commissioner on his run to unseat AG Ken Paxton

June 9, 2021

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush on his run for Texas Attorney General and the ongoing border crisis, arguing Biden is ‘more focused on appeasing his base.’ Click here to watch the full interview with Maria Bartiromo on Fox Business.

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GEORGE P. BUSH ENDORSED BY NATIONAL BORDER PATROL COUNCIL

June 8, 2021

Edinburg, TX- Commissioner George P. Bush issued the following statement after receiving an endorsement from the National Border Patrol Council. Immediately following his campaign announcement, Commissioner Bush went directly to the border to get a first-hand look from the National Border Patrol Council at the chaos caused by the Biden Administration.   “The National Border Patrol Council is […]

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George P. Bush running for attorney general in Texas

June 8, 2021

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — George P. Bush on Wednesday launched his next political move: a run for Texas attorney general in 2022 that puts the scion of a Republican dynasty against a GOP incumbent shadowed by securities fraud charges and an FBI investigation. Bush, who has served as Texas’ land commissioner since 2015, is the […]

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Bush: I can help GOP do even better in heavily Hispanic South Texas

June 8, 2021

PHARR, Texas – George P. Bush says he can take former President Donald Trump’s America First policy and make it even more popular among Hispanics in South Texas.  Trump did better than expected in South Texas in the 2020 presidential election, winning Zapata County and coming close to victory in Hidalgo, Cameron, Starr and Willacy […]

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State AG candidate Bush in campaign mode during PSJA visit

June 8, 2021

PHARR — Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush was greeted by the blare of mariachi music at T. Jefferson T-STEM Early College High School on Friday morning before taking the stage for one of his first public addresses since announcing his candidacy for Texas Attorney General this week. Bush was in town to discuss public […]

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Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush visits PSJA ISD

June 8, 2021

Administrators, staff and students at PSJA ISD celebrated the last day of school by welcoming Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush – fresh off his announcement for his run for attorney general. “The message I wanted to convey is that Texas schools are back open and we’re looking for a 100 percent occupancy next fall,” […]

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George P. Bush: ‘Trump is the only thing standing between this country and socialism’

June 8, 2021

TODD: [01:44:58] No, I’m with you. And one final question. I’m curious. Why did you support Donald Trump? What was it about Donald Trump that you said? Yeah, he’s the guy. BUSH: [01:45:08] Well, back in 2016, after I got reelected, I basically led the Republican Party effort on behalf of the state party and, […]

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Bush family member seeks Trump’s support for top legal office in Texas

June 8, 2021

The race for the attorney general’s office in south-central US state of Texas has become politically fraught with rival candidates banking on the support of former US President Donald Trump. One of them is George Prescott Bush, the son of former Florida governor Jeb Bush and nephew of former US President George Bush – both […]

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George P. Bush now dubbed ‘47’

June 8, 2021

It’s official. Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush has his eye on becoming the next attorney general of Texas, perhaps a stop on his way to a bid for U.S. president in future years. He is the son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, nephew of former president George W. Bush and counts former President […]

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George P. Bush running for Texas attorney general

June 8, 2021

George P. Bush, a member of the famous political family, has announced plans to run for Texas attorney general, challenging the incumbent fellow Republican Ken Paxton. CBSN “Red & Blue” anchor Elaine Quijano has details. Click here to read more.

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George P. Bush running for attorney general in Texas: ‘I believe conservatives should have a choice’

June 8, 2021

AUSTIN, Texas — George P. Bush on Wednesday launched his next political move: a run for Texas attorney general in 2022 that puts the scion of a Republican dynasty against a GOP incumbent shadowed by securities fraud charges and an FBI investigation. Bush, who has served as Texas’ land commissioner since 2015, is the son […]

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George P. Bush visitará preparatoria tras lanzarse a la Fiscalía General de Texas

June 8, 2021

El distrito escolar de Pharr – San Juan – Alamo (PSJA) anunció en la mañana de este jueves que George P. Bush estará visitando la preparatoria PSJA T. Jefferson T-STEM Early College High School este viernes. The Pharr – San Juan – Alamo (PSJA) School District announced this Thursday morning that George P. Bush will […]

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George P. Bush Launches Challenge to Texas AG Ken Paxton

June 8, 2021

Paxton has found himself embroiled in legal scandals, which Bush pointed to at his announcement. “We need an attorney general stacking up mug shots of hardened criminals,” Bush said to a large crowd in Austin, “not an attorney general that’s stacking up mug shots of himself.” Paxton has served since 2014 without a serious primary […]

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George P. Bush announces bid for Texas attorney general

June 8, 2021

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced his candidacy for Texas attorney general on Wednesday. Bush officially threw his hat in the ring during a campaign kickoff event at a downtown Austin bar. Bush had said in April he was “seriously considering” running. He is challenging current Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, who has held the position since January 2015. […]

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George P. Bush Takes On Scandal-Plagued Paxton In Race For Texas Attorney General

June 8, 2021

In his speech, Bush echoed the line of attack against Paxton he’s been honing in appearances on conservative radio shows in recent months. Bush told right-wing Dallas host Mark Davis in April that even though Paxton’s “conservative credentials” are impeccable, Texas’ top cop “needs to be above reproach.” Bush sharpened that critique onstage Wednesday. “We […]

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George P. Bush challenging Ken Paxton in GOP primary for Texas AG

June 8, 2021

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush is jumping into what may become a heated primary. Click here to read more.

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George P. Bush, Only Member of Political Dynasty to Support Trump, Announces Run for Texas AG

June 8, 2021

Bush is the son of former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and the only member of the Bush family who is an avowed supporter of former President Donald Trump. If Bush is successful, he would oust current GOP Attorney General Ken Paxton, whose tenure in office was mired by corruption scandals long before he helped lead an […]

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Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announces GOP primary challenge to Attorney General Ken Paxton

June 8, 2021

On Wednesday, Bush said that all his life he’s been willing to “chart a different course” and offered as an example that he was the only member of his politically famous family to endorse Trump. Click here to read more.

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Land Commissioner George P. Bush announces run for Texas Attorney General, challenging AG Ken Paxton

June 7, 2021

Bush said he’s ready to challenge the Biden administration’s policies. “If you look at Biden’s executive orders, most of those orders deal with natural resources. So oil and gas, land management, farming and ranching issues, and who better to take on those cases than the Land Commissioner for the state?” Bush said. Click here to […]

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George P. Bush comes out swinging as he challenges Texas AG Ken Paxton

June 7, 2021

“For many years now, Texans know that their top cop has been under securities fraud indictment and very concerned about that, and last November it became clear with eight of his top lieutenants alleging everything from bribery to corruption that many at the grassroots level in our state want a change in leadership,” Bush said […]

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George P. Bush: Biden’s border crisis has led to an America in chaos

June 7, 2021

It seems that President Biden has forgotten that a secure border is essential to maintaining a sovereign nation. His administration’s message that America’s borders are open has resulted in our southern border being uncontrolled. Human traffickers, criminals of all backgrounds, and those fundamentally seeking to harm the American way of life are exploiting and profiting from those […]

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George P. Bush officially announces primary challenge to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton

June 7, 2021

“We have a scandal that’s plaguing one of our highest offices, and I believe conservatives should have a choice in a Republican primary,” Bush said at a downtown Austin bar packed with supporters. Bush, 45, is in his second term as land commissioner where he oversees Texas beaches and other lands owned by the state. […]

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Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announces run for attorney general against Ken Paxton

June 7, 2021

The 2022 matchup could be the marquee statewide primary of this election cycle, and former President Donald Trump already looms large. He said in a statement last week that he would issue an endorsement in the race — and do so “in the not-so-distant future.” Bush told reporters after his announcement that he has asked […]

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George P. Bush Announces Run Attorney General in Texas

June 7, 2021

George P. Bush on Wednesday launched his next political move: a run for Texas attorney general in 2022 that puts the scion of a Republican dynasty against a GOP incumbent shadowed by securities fraud charges and an FBI investigation. Bush, who has served as Texas’ land commissioner since 2015, is the son of former Florida […]

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Spectrum News: George P. Bush on potential Attorney General run: “I’m ready. I’m rested.”

May 27, 2021

AUSTIN, Texas — George P. Bush continues to make the case against Attorney General Ken Paxton as he seriously eyes a challenge to the two-term incumbent Republican. Bush is the current Land Commissioner but said in an interview on Capital Tonight Friday, he’s set to make an announcement after the legislative session about his political […]

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Killeen Daily Herald: Unaccompanied veteran funeral in Killeen marks 100th for VLB

May 27, 2021

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, whose office is in charge of the Veterans Land Board, accepted the United States flag on Shotwell’s behalf. The ceremony also marked the VLB’s 100th unaccompanied veteran burial statewide, a program initiated by Bush in 2015. Shotwell was the 55th unaccompanied veteran — 52 men and three women — […]

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Mail Drop program revamped for veterans at state homes

May 27, 2021

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush launched the revamp of the board’s Mail Drop program, allowing people to send cards, art or letters to the veterans at the state homes. Some residents of the homes have felt more lonely in recent months due to restrictions on visitations and interactions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Bush, the […]

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Riojas Elementary in Pflugerville gets visit from Texas Land Commissioner

May 27, 2021

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (KXAN) — Some Riojas Elementary School students got their Texas history lesson from a special guest on Monday. Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush visited the Pflugerville fourth graders to speak about the importance of archiving maps and the role they have played in history. Bush explained how maps helped find a cannon […]

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BUSH BRINGS PIECE OF THE PAST TO LIBERTY HILL INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL

May 27, 2021

Liberty Hill fifth graders got a special visitor recently to help them through a map reading lesson, someone who spends a lot of time with Texas maps, ensuring they are well preserved and remain a vital part of the state’s history. George P. Bush, the Commissioner of the General Land Office, made Liberty Hill Intermediate […]

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Texas Land Commissioner visits Amarillo elementary school

May 27, 2021

AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) — Thursday, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush visited Sanborn Elementary School in Amarillo, Texas as part of his ‘Year of Education’ Initiative. During his visit, Commissioner Bush taught an interactive Texas history lesson using reproductions of one of Stephen F. Austin’s original maps from the Texas General Land Office archives. “The […]

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Land Commissioner Bush makes appearance at Lone Star Kingwood facility in Generation Park

May 27, 2021

The Texas Land Commissioner toured Lone Star College-Kingwood and its LSC-Process Technology Center in Generation Park to learn how the college system is providing workforce training. George P. Bush came to the Lake Houston area the as part of his “conversation with the future” series on Sept. 3. The tour was a part of the […]

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Commissioner George P. Bush teaches fourth grade history lesson with Texas maps

May 27, 2021

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) – Fourth grade students at Sanborn Elementary School learned of the history of the state of Texas from no other than Texas Land Commissioner, George P. Bush. Replica maps from 1830 were brought in for the students to be pretend cartographers for the day, studying the maps. Kids got to wear gloves […]

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George P. Bush on his first 100 days at the Texas General Land Office

May 27, 2021

One of the most important priorities for me is accountability to the voters of Texas. You deserve to know what your elected officials are doing to create a better future. That’s why I am issuing this ‘100 Day’ report. I made a promise to the people of Texas that I would enact policies that would […]

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GEORGE P. BUSH TEACHES MAP LESSON AT IWA

May 27, 2021

Incarnate Word Academy Middle Level students were visited by former U.S. Navy Reserve officer and current Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, on Aug. 23. During his visit, Commissioner Bush took a tour of the Middle Level classrooms before teaching a map lesson for Middle Level Texas History students in the Library Media Resource Center. […]

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Texas GLO Commissioner Bush tours Del Mar College West Campus

May 27, 2021

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush was in the Coastal Bend Thursday, he is on a statewide tour of school campuses across Texas. Commissioner Bush spent Tuesday afternoon at the Del Mar College West Campus visiting the college’s work force program and their petrochemical plant simulator. It’s where students are able […]

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Texas Land Commissioner Takes Alamo Cannonball To San Antonio Schools

May 27, 2021

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) – It’s a show-and-tell lesson some San Antonio students will never forget.  They got to hold a real cannonball that was found inside a restored cannon at the Alamo. Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush used the cannonball and replicas of restored maps from the General Land Office Archives to give […]

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Artifacts in hand, George P. Bush teaches history to San Antonio fourth graders

May 27, 2021

It was the end of a Texas history lesson from Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, part of his initiative to visit 50 schools across the state. Following a morning stop at Storm Relay Lab Elementary School, Bush presented a lesson to fourth graders at Hillcrest – his 30th visit – centered around a Texas […]

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Commissioner Bush Visits Texas State Technical College

May 27, 2021

ROSENBURG, TX – Yesterday, June 26, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush toured Texas State Technical College Fort Bend Campus. The tour included highlights from various program areas where the college trains students to perform skills needed for employment in today’s high tech global economy. Throughout the tour Commissioner Bush saw first hand the skills […]

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Texas Land Commissioner Emphasizes Value of TSTC

May 27, 2021

Bush visited with students and faculty and toured some of the college’s most in-demand programs, including Electrical Lineworker, Electrical Power and Controls, Environmental Technology – Compliance, and Industrial Maintenance. The four technologies are among 10 taught at TSTC’s Fort Bend County campus. The commissioner joined an Electrical Lineworker class in the college’s pole yard, where […]

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Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush tours Texarkana College

May 27, 2021

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush on Monday got an up-close look at Texarkana College as part of his year-long focus on education. Bush toured portions of the TC campus and met administrators, instructors, and current and former students during one of 30 visits he is making to schools across Texas. “At the Land Office, […]

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Texas Land Commissioner continues campus visits with TAMUT tour

May 27, 2021

George P. Bush visited with students and staff at Texas A&M University-Texarkana Tuesday. Bush toured several buildings on campus, including the new Building for Academic and Student Services, which has a hospital-like learning lab for nursing students. Students said they are proud to have the opportunity to share their school with the elected official. “This […]

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EDINBURG CISD HONORS TOP GRADUATING SENIORS

May 27, 2021

We are also honored to have George Bush as a guest speaker, who delivered a powerful message to the students to continue with their dreams and to not give up,” Gutiérrez said. Texas Land Commissioner George Prescott Bush served as the keynote speaker during the special event.“Use your education, your experience and be leaders however […]

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George P. Bush teaches lesson to Milam Elementary students

May 27, 2021

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) – George P. Bush taught a lesson at Milam Elementary Friday, students at Milam Elementary were taught a Texas railroad history lesson by a special guest. Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush visited the school with replicas of an original map of Texas railroads and cattle that are kept in Austin. “So […]

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Could pop-up homes help solve veteran homelessness?

May 27, 2021

A company in Austin is presenting a pop-up home that can be deployed in six hours as a possible solution to veteran homelessness in Texas. Kiro Action gave Land Commissioner George P. Bush a tour of the prototype, which is 200 square feet. Bush said the amount of time it takes to build the home […]

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Veterans Cemetery at Abilene gets $1.3M grant

May 27, 2021

ABILENE, Texas (News Release) — Chairman of the Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) and Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has awarded a grant of  $1,316,263 to the Veterans Land Board for expansion and improvements to the Texas State Veterans Cemetery at Abilene in Abilene, Texas. The […]

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The News of San Patricio: Texas GLO builds 2,000 homes, several in San Pat

May 27, 2021

AUSTIN – Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced the Texas General Land Office (GLO) has completely rebuilt more than 2,000 homes for Texas families through the Homeowner Assistance Program. This achievement marks an important milestone in a program that is anticipated to rebuild more than 6,000 homes using more than $1.3 billion in available […]

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Virtual Veterans Day Ceremony with George P. Bush and Major General Albert Zapanta

May 27, 2021

On Wednesday, November 11th, Texas Land Commissioner and Chairman of the Veterans Land Board George P. Bush will be hosting a virtual Veterans Day ceremony to honor and recognize our nation’s heroes who dedicated their lives to fighting for our freedom. The ceremony will feature keynote remarks by Retired Major General Albert Zapanta, remarks by […]

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The Post: TX VLB’S VIRTUAL ASSISTANT “MAVERICK” HITS MILESTONE

May 27, 2021

AUSTIN – The Texas Veterans Land Board announced on Thursday its virtual assistant has helped over 1,000 Texas Veterans with requests for assistance since its inception. Maverick, a virtual assistant powered by IBM’s Watson, was launched by the VLB in July 2020 and serves as an online helper capable of quickly directing Veterans to resource […]

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KIII-TV: Harvey Recovery: 2,500 homes across 48 counties in Texas have been rebuilt, the GLO reports

May 27, 2021

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Texas General Land Office announced a major milestone in the recovery from Hurricane Harvey. Commissioner George P. Bush said the Homeowner Assistance Program has helped rebuild 2,500 homes across 48 counties in Texas where homes were damaged or destroyed by the storm. The reimbursement program also came to an end […]

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Fox News Radio: Commissioner George P. Bush Discusses Defending the Texas Oil & Gas Economy

May 27, 2021

Commissioner Bush joined Brian Kilmeade to discuss how Texas is fighting back against President Biden’s executive orders.

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The Lars Larson Show: George P. Bush Discusses Texas’ Defense of the Oil and Gas Economy

May 27, 2021

Commissioner Bush joined Lars Larson to discuss how Texas is fighting back against President Biden’s reckless executive orders.

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My RGV News: Hidalgo County awarded $50M for drainage projects

May 27, 2021

It was March 3 that Fuentes first received word that the Texas General Land Office had awarded the county nearly $9.9 million in grant money related to flood damage from 2015. Then, in an announcement that caught officials by surprise, the GLO awarded an additional nearly $10 million related to 2016 flood damage. “We were […]

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Shelby County: GLO Awards $32 Million in Flood Mitigation Grants in Deep East Texas

May 27, 2021

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced Thursday that the General Land Office (GLO) has approved more than $32 million for various projects in Deep East Texas in the second round of grant funding for the GLO’s mitigation grant competitions. Among the projects approved is a rural broadband network to serve northern Newton County.

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Valley Central: EXCLUSIVE: George P. Bush visits Rio Grande Valley, discusses immigration, flood mitigation, economy

May 27, 2021

MCALLEN, Texas (KVEO)—The Rio Grande Valley continues to gain national attention, and Thursday, The Texas Land Commissioner, George P. Bush, traveled to McAllen to meet with residents and local leaders. A priority for Commissioner Bush was to see the ongoing immigration issues in the Valley’s backyard. “We’re a very compassionate nation, we’ve served people from […]

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Fox News: What is the impact of Biden’s climate agenda on US jobs?

May 27, 2021

Fox & Friends’ co-anchor Brian Kilmeade tours Texas energy sector with Land Commissioner George P. Bush.

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KDFM: State approves $25 million in funding for water/ drainage/ infrastructure projects

May 27, 2021

Today Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced the Texas General Land Office (GLO) approved $25,156,559 in Hurricane Harvey disaster recovery grants to improve streets as well as water and drainage facilities in the cities of Beaumont, Bevil Oaks, Port Arthur and Rose City. These infrastructure projects will benefit nearly 175,000 residents in the area. […]

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Political newbie George P. Bush already a star among conservatives

May 27, 2021

After barely 30 days in office, he’s already headlined high-profile rallies on broad issues such as abortion and school choice. Bush, whose state office administers Texas’ vast public lands and mineral rights, insists he’s not yet eyeing any moves up Texas’ political ladder. But the newest Bush in politics has wasted no time becoming a […]

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In departure from his family, George P. Bush urges Texans to back Donald Trump

May 27, 2021

“I know a lot of us in this room had dogs in the fight of the primary, leading up to the race. But you know what? It’s time to put it aside,” George P. Bush said at the Saturday GOP event. “From Team Bush, it’s a bitter pill to swallow, but you know what? You […]

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State, local officials bury the hatchet at Alamo cannon dedication

May 27, 2021

But on Friday, Bush praised Patrick for his passion for the Alamo. The two recently came to an agreement around the new version of the plan, Bush told Texas legislators in a hearing last month. “There’s nobody in the state capital who cares more about Texas history, that cares more about this holy shrine that […]

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Trump backs George P. Bush, Jeb’s son, in Texas political race

May 27, 2021

President Trump on Tuesday endorsed the son of his former GOP primary rival Jeb Bush in a Texas political race.The president wrote in a tweet that Texas land commissioner George P. Bush “backed me when it wasn’t the politically correct thing to do, and I back him now.” George P. Bush backed Trump in the […]

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George P. Bush: Conservatives Can Win Hispanic Vote ‘Without Selling Out Values’

May 27, 2021

Bush insists that he’s up to the challenge, noting that he was an early supporter of tea party hero Sen. Ted Cruz, who after less than a year in the Senate has rocketed from relative political unknown to ruler of the Texas GOP. “That’s something that we bring to the table that’s different,” Bush said. […]

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Trump brags about finding ‘the only Bush that likes me!’ during visit in Texas

May 27, 2021

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump found a Bush that likes him and made sure everyone knew about it on Wednesday. The commander-in-chief brought George P. Bush, the Texas Land Commissioner and son of former presidential candidate Jeb Bush, on stage during an event in Crosby, Texas, where he signed two executive orders that will ease […]

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The Atlantic: The Next George Bush: In a time of outsider politics, can the ultimate insider resurrect his family’s brand?

May 27, 2021

George Prescott Bush wants you to know that he is not low-energy. At least, that’s the distinct impression I got when I encountered Bush, the elder son of Jeb and leading repository for the hopes of an endangered political dynasty, one January morning at a CrossFit gym in Austin, Texas.

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George P. Bush backs GOP dumping Cheney

May 27, 2021

George P. Bush, the son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R), backed House Republicans for dropping Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) from their leadership team, arguing that she was pushing a personal vendetta against former President Trump. “Republicans deserve leadership that represents the views of their constituents, not their own personal vendettas,” Bush, who is […]

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San Antonio Express News Endorses George P. Bush

May 27, 2021

San Antonio Express News Endorses George P. Bush in the 2018 Republican Primary AUSTIN, TEXAS—Today Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush was endorsed by the San Antonio Express News. Citing Commissioner Bush’s oversight of the Alamo and his plans for restoring the Plaza, the newspaper stated “With the City of San Antonio and the private […]

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Midland Reporter-Telegram: Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush visits Milam Elementary

May 27, 2021

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush works with Milam students. Students wore white gloves just as archivists at the General Land Office do when handling artifacts such as maps.

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Campus Reform: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, Land Comm. George P. Bush slam student gov.’s attempt to ban Turning Point USA

May 27, 2021

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush also tweeted support for the Turning Point chapter, calling the matter a “blatant disregard of free speech and a move to silence the conservative voice on campus.”

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Texas Border Business: Cmr. Bush Speaks at Financial Literacy Conference in McAllen Texas

May 27, 2021

MCALLEN, TX – Today, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush spoke at Educational Service District Region One’s Financial Literacy Conference to students learning about the importance of the value of a dollar and how finance works.

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Full Measure: Oil Boom

May 27, 2021

George P. Bush: There are some estimates that put it by 2025, to be exporting upwards of eight million barrels a day. Scott: More than Iraq. George P. Bush: More than Iraq. Which is extraordinary to think about. I remember when I graduated from law school in 2003, my law professor said “This is dying […]

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Midland Reporter Telegram: George P. Bush forgives millennial for her ‘dumb’ moment

May 27, 2021

That’s why, when scrolling through Facebook on March 31, I was surprised to see that Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush had been at a Midland elementary school two days before, and I wasn’t there to meet him or to cover the event. On that Friday morning, I had an interview at Brew St. and […]

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Stars and Stripes: States and volunteers help give veterans their final honors

May 27, 2021

Land Commissioner George P. Bush initiated the burial program when he took office in 2015 and credits the large military communities scattered throughout Texas for much of its success. The son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, he is Texas’ only statewide elected official who is a veteran. “The precision and detail in a full […]

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The Katy News: Commissioner Bush Visits Texas State Technical College

May 27, 2021

ROSENBURG, TX – Yesterday, June 26, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush toured Texas State Technical College Fort Bend Campus. The tour included highlights from various program areas where the college trains students to perform skills needed for employment in today’s high tech global economy. Throughout the tour Commissioner Bush saw first hand the skills […]

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Grand Opening of the Richard A. Anderson Texas State Veterans Home in Houston

May 27, 2021

On Friday, February 7, Texas Land Commissioner and Chairman of the Veterans Land Board George P. Bush celebrated the opening of the 9th Texas Veterans home with members of the Houston community.

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Land Commissioner visits with students during SETX visit

May 27, 2021

Land Commissioner George P. Bush stopped by two Southeast Texas schools Friday to help students learn about civics and the oil and gas industry. The visit was part of Commissioner Bush’s “Year of Energy” initiative, which builds on last year’s “Year of Education,” to use General Land Office resources to teach various topics in classrooms […]

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WWII and Korean War Veteran hopes for 100 virtual birthday wishes

May 27, 2021

Chairman of the Veterans Land Board George P. Bush asked the community for 100 hundred birthday wishes for WWII and Korean War Veteran William “Bud” McDearman Jr. for his centennial birthday. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, Bush asked that all birthday wishes be sent virtually, rather than through the mail. Bush asked that the community […]

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Chairman George P. Bush Provides Loan Relief for Veterans During COVID-19

May 27, 2021

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Today, Texas Land Commissioner and Chairman of the Veterans Land Board George P. Bush announced that in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) will provide temporary relief to Veterans with VLB loans. The VLB recognizes the unique circumstances induced by COVID-19 and has taken […]

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Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush the importance and future of energy in Texas

May 27, 2021

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush joined Good Day Austin’s Casey Claiborne via Zoom this weekend to discuss teaching an online class during the pandemic as well as the importance and future of energy in Texas.

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Land Commissioner George P. Bush: This Memorial Day a ‘time to pause and reflect’

May 27, 2021

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush is looking at the effect of the coronavirus on Memorial Day as an opportunity amid crisis. “This is a time to pause and reflect, and to think about history and putting this event into context,” he said. World War I, he noted, was followed by the Spanish flu pandemic, […]

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At least one notable Bush — George P., the Texas land commissioner — will vote for Trump in November

May 27, 2021

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush – son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and nephew of former President George W. Bush – told The Dallas Morning News that he will cast a ballot for Trump, reaffirming the support he gave to the billionaire in the 2016 election. “President Trump is the only thing standing […]

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George P. Bush, Texas land commissioner and son of Jeb, will vote for Trump

May 27, 2021

Texas land commissioner George P. Bush, son of Jeb, is the first prominent member of the Bush family to announce he will be voting for President Trump’s reelection. Bush is both the son of the former Florida governor (a 2016 Trump primary opponent) and the nephew of former President George W. Bush. He told the […]

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George P. Bush to protesters: ‘Don’t mess with the Alamo’

May 27, 2021

George P. Bush — Texas land commissioner and son of former presidential hopeful Jeb Bush — has drawn a line in the sand for any protesters who aspire to damage the Alamo. “Don’t mess withe the Alamo,” Mr. Bush said in a tweet on Saturday after rumors began to circulate that alternative factions might be […]

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Voices of Texas: George P. Bush Talks Texas, Trump, Family

May 27, 2021

AUSTIN, Texas — From his name alone, it seems George P. Bush was destined to go into politics. Currently, he serves as Texas Land Commissioner, and he said he’s determined to pave his own path in public service. A native Texan, Bush graduated from Rice University, then became a school teacher before going to law […]

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George P. Bush: Joe Biden Plan to Transition from Oil ‘Translates to Hundreds of Thousands of Jobs Gone’

May 27, 2021

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush criticized former Vice President Joe Biden’s pledge to transition away from oil during the final presidential debate on Thursday. President Trump asked Biden if he would “close down the oil industry,” to which Biden responded, “I would transition from the oil industry, yes.” NBC debate moderator Kristen Welker asked […]

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Fox News: Texas land commissioner: ‘Confident’ in state’s fight against Biden climate directives

May 27, 2021

George P. Bush backs Texas Gov. Abbott in pushing back on president’s energy agenda.

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Fox News: Biden actions against oil and gas industry producing ‘chilling effect’ against energy workers: George P. Bush

May 27, 2021

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush said Wednesday that President Joe Biden’s immediate moves against the oil and gas industry produced a “chilling effect” against energy workers around the country. “With this flurry of executive order activity, it sends a chilling effect, not only to the industry, but hard-working individuals throughout our country that rely […]

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Fox News: Biden’s energy policy ‘sends a very dangerous message’ to Texas: George P. Bush

May 27, 2021

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush revealed in an interview with “Fox & Friends” host Brian Kilmeade that he is “taking a very serious look” at running for state attorney general and said he should be making his final decision “fairly soon.” “I’ve been privileged to serve as land commissioner for the last six years, […]

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The Texas Tribune: Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush “seriously considering” run for attorney general, lays out case against Ken Paxton

May 27, 2021

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush said Thursday he is “seriously considering” running for attorney general in 2022 — and detailed how he would challenge the incumbent, embattled fellow Republican Ken Paxton. “There have been some serious allegations levied against the current attorney general,” Bush said in an interview with Dallas radio host Mark Davis. […]

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Spectrum News: George P. Bush on potential Attorney General run: “I’m ready. I’m rested.”

May 27, 2021

George P. Bush continues to make the case against Attorney General Ken Paxton as he seriously eyes a challenge to the two-term incumbent Republican. Bush is the current Land Commissioner but said in an interview on Capital Tonight Friday, he’s set to make an announcement after the legislative session about his political future. “I’m excited […]

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