• Killeen Daily Herald: Meals, deals and special events for Veterans Day

    The Texas Veterans Land Board is hosting a Veterans Day Virtual Ceremony at noon Nov. 11 on its Facebook page, www.facebook.com/TXVLB. The ceremony will feature Major General Albert Zapanta as the keynote speaker, remarks by Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush, the national anthem performed by Operation Encore’s Shannon Books, and the Presentation of […]

    Read More
  • Houston Public Radio: Army Corps Unveils Updated $26 Billion Project To Protect The Texas Gulf From Storms

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Texas General Land Office on Friday released the second draft of its massive, multibillion-dollar project to protect the Texas Gulf Coast from hurricanes and storm surge. Plans to build a coastal storm barrier — also known as the “Ike Dike” — have been in the works since Hurricane […]

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

    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 […]

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

    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 […]

    Read More
  • Veterans Cemetery at Abilene gets $1.3M grant

    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 […]

    Read More
  • Orange County Seals Deal With TX GLO and Army Corps of Engineers for Protective Levee

    Now, they have hope instead of resignation for such future storm predictions. “We are pleased to work with the USACE and Orange County leaders on this monumental project,” said Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush. “This signing agreement is an important milestone in our efforts to protect, reinforce and strengthen the Texas coast. Texas citizens […]

    Read More
  • Mail Drop program revamped for veterans at state homes

    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 […]

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

    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 […]

    Read More
  • The Collapsing Case against Charter Schools

    But these problems are hardly unique to New York City or other big northeastern metros. As Texas land commissioner and charter-school advocate George P. Bush recently told a National Review Institute audience, it can be difficult to get even relatively conservative local leaders to support charter schools simply because public-school districts are massive employers, often […]

    Read More