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Fights over the Alamo persist as George P. Bush seeks higher office

The redevelopment of the Alamo, which Bush oversees as land commissioner, has prompted pushback across the political spectrum.

An Alamo Ranger guards the Alamo on the evening of Jan. 7, 2020.
The Alamo Cenotaph stands at Alamo Plaza to commemorate the Battle of the Alamo. Seen on Jan. 7, 2020.

The Cenotaph

Visitors walk passed a plaque outside of the Long Barrack on the Alamo historic site on Oct. 26, 2021. The plaque commemorates William Travis' appeal for aid to the Alamo during the Texas Revolution in 1836.
The Long Barrack building at the Alamo historic site on Oct. 26, 2021. The building was constructed in 1724 under Spanish rule.

History of the Alamo

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced his candidacy for Texas Attorney General at an event inside Buford's Bar in Austin on June 2, 2021.

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Politics State government Attorney General's Office Eva Guzman George P. Bush Ken Paxton