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

Land Commissioner George P. Bush released the following statement Monday, Feb. 13, relating to Texas House Speaker Joe Straus' appointment of 11 House Members to the newly created Select Committee on Texas Ports, Innovation, and Infrastructure:

Jefferson County judge will run as Republican

Jefferson County Judge Jeff Branick sent an email out Wednesday, Feb. 8 announcing that he was changing political parties from Democrat to Republican and his reasons for doing so. The letter in its entirety reads:

"I originally wrote this letter in October, but at the request of a friend, delayed sending it for 90 days.  It is now shorter than it was originally.