Bush comes under fire in Rollover Pass dispute

Bush comes under fire in Rollover Pass dispute

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Rick Waynick is among the regulars who fish at Rollover Pass, which is at the center of a squabble between local residents and the state’s General Land Office.

 

The owners of the popular Galveston County fishing spot known as Rollover Pass are accusing Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush of hypocrisy for seeking to take their land while casting himself as a champion of private property rights.
The Gilchrist Community Association, which is the caretaker of the property owned by the Gulf Coast Rod, Reel and Gun Club, says it has “declared war” on the General Land Office over the contested Rollover Pass. Association president Ted Vega said Bush’s actions contradict his December push in support of residents fighting the federal Bureau of Land Management over land along the Red River.

“If Mr. Bush has ………. read more here.

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