Texoma WWII Veteran gets more than 1,000 birthday cards for 100th birthday
The Chairman of the Veterans Land Board, George P. Bush, asked for the community to help send in 100 birthday cards to honor Lyndoll on his birthday. With the help of the VLB community and Lyndoll’s family, more than 1,100 cards were sent in from across the country. Click here to read more.
Killeen: More than 100 gather for unaccompanied veteran’s funeral
More than 100 people gathered Tuesday for the funeral for an unaccompanied veteran at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen. Click here to read more.
The Atlantic: White-Nationalist Terrorism Must Be Stopped
As a statewide elected official in Texas and as a naval intelligence officer who served during Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, I believe we must continue to defeat and destroy terrorism whenever we can, wherever we find it. And that means all terrorism. Many on the left are wrong in downplaying the threat of Islamic […]
Port Arthur News: Bush, GLO OK funds for multi – family rental housing
GPB announced that $45,980,638 in disaster recovery funds has been awarded by the GLO to rehabilitate, reconstruct and construct affordable multi-family rental housing damaged by Hurricane Harvey including Port Arthur and Beaumont. Click here to read more.
East Texas Press: CMR. BUSH ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF NEW TEXAS VETERANS LAND BOARD WEBSITE
AUSTIN – Today, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced the launch of the new Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) website. The redesigned website allows the VLB to efficiently and effectively serve Texas Veterans and their families by placing information only a click away. The redesigned website offers quick access to essential information for Veterans who wish to access benefits […]
Politico Magazine: What we learned in Texas after Hurricane Harvey
I was in Houston mucking out homes with a group of military veteran volunteers, when I got a call from Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. The governor said he was tapping me and my agency, the Texas General Land Office, to partner with the Federal Emergency Management Agency on the short-term disaster housing mission. Traditionally, FEMA had […]
The Katy News: Commissioner Bush Visits Texas State Technical College
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 needed to become a lineman, work […]
Texarkana Gazette: Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush tours Texarkana College
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. Click here to read […]
Galveston Daily News: Contract awarded, Babe’s Beach work to begin in August
The park board is partnering with the corps and the Texas General Land Office to complete the project, as it has done three other times for beach-building projects since 2015. The project will potentially put more sand on Babe’s Beach than what was used to build it in 2015. That year, 640,000 cubic yards of […]