• Cmr. George P. Bush to all Texans: Hurricane Season 2020 starts today

    AUSTIN – Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush is encouraging all Texans to prepare for the 2020 hurricane season, which began, Monday, June 1, and runs through November 30, 2020. Additional tips, resources, and partner agency information are available at recovery.texas.gov/preparedness. “In the current COVID-19 environment, it’s more important than ever to protect your home […]

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  • Piden a texanos comenzar preparación ante posibles huracanes

    El comisionado de Tierras de Texas, George P. Bush, hizo un llamado a los residentes de Texas para que inicien su preparación ante huracanes, en tanto la temporada ciclónica comenzó este 1ero de junio. “En el escenario del COVID-19 es más importante que nunca proteger los hogares y las vidas frente a los desastres naturales […]

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  • Houstonian moves in after GLO rebuilds Harvey-damaged home

    Just two and a half weeks ago, the Texas General Land Office was at Nelms’ Harvey-damaged house, demolishing it as part of a new recovery program for Houstonians. Nelms said he originally applied for help through the City of Houston’s storm recovery program two years ago, but never received help. Click here to read more.

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  • Veterans board holds virtual wreath-laying ceremony in Killeen

    Due to the pandemic and practicing social distancing, Texas Land Commissioner and Chairman of the Veterans Land Board George P. Bush hosted a virtual Memorial Day ceremony in honor of military men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice.  The ceremony featured retired Adm. William McRaven as the keynote speaker and remarks by Bush.  Click […]

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  • Hallowed ground: Abilene’s veterans cemetery quiet but not forgotten this Memorial Day

    Instead of ceremonies at each state cemetery, a single virtual service will be offered from Killeen, where Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush will be the host. It will be streamed on Facebook Live at 10 a.m. Keynote speaker will be retired Adm. William McRaven, U.S. Navy.  A wreath-laying and playing of “Taps” will be […]

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  • Former GOP Rep. Allen West injured in motorcycle accident

    Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, the oldest son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) and nephew of former President George W. Bush, also shared a message on social media. “Please join me in sending prayers for a quick recovery,” Bush said on Twitter. Click here to read more.

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  • TXOGA talks industry opportunities with students

    ​​”The Texas General Land Office has long played a key role in funding education across Texas, with the oil and natural gas industry being a strong partner of this mission,” said Bush. “The dollars that this industry pumps into education in Texas are helping provide the learning opportunities that are vital to our state’s efforts […]

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

    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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  • Winners of the 2020 Treasures of the Texas Coast Children’s Art Contest announced

    ​“It was truly an honor to judge the artwork submitted by our young Texans for the 2020 Treasures of the Texas Coast Children’s Art Contest,” Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush said. “The Texas coast is an integral part of our great state and is worth protecting, maintaining, and keeping clean for wildlife and Texans […]

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