Houston Chronicle: At last, Congress directs Trump administration to release billions in Harvey relief [Editorial]
When Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush began raising hell with theadministration over the delays early this year, folks at Housing and Urban Development, which administers the funds, and the Office of Management of Budget, which approves all new rules, seemed anything but fazed. At that time, aides to both Sen. Ted Cruz and Sen. […]
Globe News Wire: George P. Bush Tells Premier High School Grads to Stay Committed
Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush delivered a rousing commencement speech to the high school graduates from Premier High School – Austin South and Premier High School – American YouthWorks. Both campuses joined for a dual-graduation ceremony in the Lady Bird Johnson Auditorium at the LBJ Library and Museum on June 2 at 1:30 p.m. […]
The Monitor: Dearly departed: Veterans, families come together for Memorial Day observation
The Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery and VFW Rio Grande Valley Memorial Post 8788, an organization made up of veterans from foreign wars, hosted a Memorial Day Ceremony to honor veterans who have died in service to the Armed Forces. The Texas General Land Office, a state agency that serves veterans in addition to […]
Stars and Stripes: States and volunteers help give veterans their final honors
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 […]
The Monitor: George P. Bush stresses public service at Edinburg CISD event
McALLEN — Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush stressed the need forleadership and public service to the Edinburg school district’s top achieving students Tuesday morning at the McAllen Convention Center. Bush delivered the keynote address to the seniors in the top 10% of their graduating class during an honor banquet. Students from all four high […]
KVEO: Texas Land Commissioner gives keynote address to top Edinburg seniors
MCALLEN, Texas – Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush delivering the keynote address this morning as Edinburg CISD recognized their top graduating students. Local 23 News’ Mike Jimenez spoke with Commissioner Bush about the immigration situation in the Rio Grande Valley. “My hope as Texas Land Commissioner is that we start to have a deep […]
The Atlantic: The Next George Bush: In a time of outsider politics, can the ultimate insider resurrect his family’s brand?
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. Click here to read more.
Houston Chronicle: Study: Texas coastal barrier would prevent major economic losses
“This study clearly demonstrates that, without any new protections in place, future storm surges could have substantial and lingering impacts on Texas’ economy and send lasting ripples through other economic sectors nationwide,” said George P. Bush, the Texas land commissioner, in a statement. Click here to read more.
Bay City Tribune: County to reap rewards from GOMESA
“The revenue from GOMESA is crucial to enhancing and protecting the Gulf coast,” said Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush. “ These funds will allow the GLO to fund coastal projects targeting the restoration of coastal damage from Hurricane’s Ike and Harvey and enhancing resiliency of the Texas shoreline to prevent future threats. I am […]