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TXGeneralLandOffice 19h
On the final day of , we recognize all the contributions Hispanic Texans make every day. We asked Commissioner Bush to tell us about the significance of Hispanic heritage for him.
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TXGeneralLandOffice 23h
Texans are incredibly resilient but rebuilding after meant thousands of Texas families had lots of out-of-pocket expenses, even those who thought they were fully insured. reimbursement program is helping many of these families rebuild their lives.
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TXGeneralLandOffice Oct 14
Have you heard? The Essay Contest is in full swing! 4th and 7th grade Texas history students: submit your essays at …/educati…/essay-contest/index.html. Happy writing!
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TXGeneralLandOffice Oct 14
. Veteran Richard Scott will be laid to rest at the Coastal Bend Texas State Veterans Cemetery on October 16th at 11:00 AM. He is not expected to have anyone attend his funeral. Join us as we provide a final salute & burial.
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TXGeneralLandOffice Oct 12
. is working with local communities to rebuild or newly construct 65 multifamily affordable rental projects in areas hit hard by Hurricane Harvey. That means homes for 4,776 families. Of these, 28 projects are underway, with 1,676 units under construction or done.
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TXGeneralLandOffice Oct 11
Replying to @txglo
A member of our Enterprise Technology Systems team is currently battling breast cancer, and her team showed up in force to support her. We’re behind you, Amanda!
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TXGeneralLandOffice Oct 11
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TXGeneralLandOffice Oct 11
Today was day at the GLO! We support all those who are fighting cancer.
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TXGeneralLandOffice Oct 11
Congrats to attendee, Wesley, from the who won a map from the ’s collection for visiting our booth! Thank you to for hosting us!
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TXGeneralLandOffice Oct 11
This year, Commissioner Bush has been all over the state teaching students about Texas history and learning about innovative education for our . Yesterday he headed to Amarillo to teach a class of 4th graders a lesson using maps. Check it out:
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TXGeneralLandOffice Oct 10
Today Commissioner Bush visited Sanborn Elementary in Amarillo as part of our initiative. Students got a first hand look at a map from 1830 and learned about colonization in early Texas from the Commissioner himself!
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TXGeneralLandOffice Oct 10
Construction is in full swing in with the ’s multifamily affordable rental program funding building of 50 new homes for local families!
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TXGeneralLandOffice Oct 10
Replying to @txglo
¿Cómo podríamos olvidar a una de las tejanas mas influyentes de todos los tiempos? Selena Quintanilla fue mejor conocida como la “Reina de la Música Tejana,” y por buena razón. “Lo que sea por Salinas,” ¿verdad?
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TXGeneralLandOffice Oct 10
Replying to @txglo
Lydia Mendoza, también conocida como “La Alondra de la Frontera,” fue una guitarrista y cantante de música Tejana, conjunto, y otros estilos tradicionales de la frontera. Nació en Houston en 1916 y murió en 2007 después de una larga vida musical.
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TXGeneralLandOffice Oct 10
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Nacida y criada en el área de Houston, Marlen Esparza es una boxeadora pionera. No solo compitió en las Olimpiadas de Londres de 2012, pero también recibió la primera medalla de bronce en la categoría peso mosca femenino.
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TXGeneralLandOffice Oct 10
Replying to @txglo
Plácido Benavides, antiguo poblador de la Colonia de Martín de León, frecuentemente se describe como “el Paul Revere de Texas.” Viajó desde San Patricio, hasta Victoria, para alertar a sus compatriotas texanos sobre la llegada del Ejército Mexicano.
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TXGeneralLandOffice Oct 10
Replying to @txglo
En 2010, la Juez Eva Guzmán se convirtió en la primera hispana elegida a la Suprema Corte de Texas. La Juez Guzmán se crio en el Condado de Harris, y llegó a ser Juez Asociado en la Corte de Apelación antes de ser elegida a la Suprema Corte de Texas.
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TXGeneralLandOffice Oct 10
El está en plena marcha, y por eso vamos a estar subrayando a varios Tejanos y Tejanas famosos que han impactado a sus comunidades, al estado, y hasta al mundo.
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TXGeneralLandOffice Oct 10
One of the most popular observations from students across the state on this map is the cartographers inclusion of “immense herds of buffalos”. Not something you’ll find on Google maps!
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TXGeneralLandOffice Oct 10
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