Unaccompanied Navy veteran funeral set for Thursday in Killeen
Chairman George P. Bush announced Monday that veteran Seaman Michael Charles Pry was not expected to have anyone attend his funeral at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery. Pry was born Feb. 11, 1947, and served in the Navy from Feb. 11, 1964, to Feb. 9, 1968. Lake Shore Funeral Home in Waco has coordinated […]
George P. Bush tweets on Austin homeless policies after downtown vehicle break-in
Texas Land Commissioner and Austin resident George P. Bush joined a months-long twitter debate over Austin’s homelessness policies Tuesday after he said his car was broken into near one of the street camps downtown. Commissioner Bush, nephew of former President George W. Bush and the son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, posted photos of […]
President George H.W. Bush and others to be honored at Four Chaplains Awards
On Thursday, George H. W. Bush and Barbara Bush will be recognized with the gold medallion. Additionally, their grandson George P. Bush will receive the bronze medallion. Past recipient Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale will be on hand to present the medal. Click here to read more.
Land Commissioner visits with students during SETX visit
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 […]
Could pop-up homes help solve veteran homelessness?
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 […]
FOX 7 Care Force: Texas Veterans Land Board hosts “Next Gen Warrior” podcast
The Texas Veterans Land Board has started a podcast focused on the post 9/11 Veteran, and it’s not just to document experiences, but trying to influence the future. Mike Warren spoke with Texas VLB Chairman George P. Bush and Dan Hamilton who runs the podcast in this FOX 7 Care Force. Click here to read more.
Grand Opening of the Richard A. Anderson Texas State Veterans Home in Houston
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. Click here to read more.
A Houston Veteran turning 100 years old has only one thing on his wish list – birthday cards!
Joseph Broussard, a resident at the Richard A. Anderson Texas State Veterans Home in Houston only wants one thing for his 100th birthday: birthday cards. Click here to read more.
Google hosts business tech skills workshop at Austin Central Library
“Entrepreneurship is well alive here in Austin, and Google has been a great partner for small businesses throughout the State of Texas but particularly here in Austin,” Texas General Land Commissioner George P. Bush said. Workshop attendees could also sign up for one-on-one training with Google volunteers. Click here to read more.