George P. Bush

TX Glo Announces 2021 “Treasures Of The Texas Coast” Children’S Art Contest

Annual art contest for Texas students now accepting applications Today, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced the 2021 “Treasures of the Texas Coast Children’s Art Contest” is open for entries. All Texas students (public, private, and home-schooled) in grades K-6 are encouraged to participate. Artwork should be based on the theme “Treasures of the Texas Coast” and portray why the Texas coast is important or noteworthy to the participating student. The top 40 pieces of art […]

Texas Land Cmr. George P. Bush applauds  President Trump’s rollback of WOTUS regulations

  AUSTIN – Today Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush released the following statement in support of President Donald Trump’s executive order instructing the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to rewrite the “Waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) rules that granted the federal government broad and vague powers to regulate rivers, streams and wetlands including those on private property. Commissioner Bush stated: “Today I stand with the farmers, ranchers and private property […]

Land Cmr. George P. Bush applauds creation of Select Committee on Texas Ports, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Today Land Commissioner George P. Bush released the following statement relating to Texas House Speaker Joe Straus’ appointment of 11 House Members to the newly created Select Committee on Texas Ports, Innovation, and Infrastructure: “I applaud Texas Speaker Joe Straus for creating and appointing 11 dedicated members of the House to the Select Committee on Texas Ports, Innovation, and Infrastructure. The creation of this new committee demonstrates the Speaker’s recognition of the need to protect […]

GLO announces HUD rules for administration of $177 million for Texas communities recovering from historic 2016 flooding

AUSTIN – Today Texas General Land Office Commissioner George P. Bush announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has issued its guidance for the administration of the additional $177 million awarded last month to the state of Texas to assist in long-term recovery efforts following severe flooding events that occurred in 2016. These funds awarded to the state are in addition to the $45.2 million previously announced in October, which brings […]