Ben Philpott, KUT News http://tristatesradio.com en George P. Bush Steps Into Texas Political Limelight http://tristatesradio.com/post/george-p-bush-steps-texas-political-limelight George P. Bush is expected to win Tuesday's GOP primary for land commissioner. Ben Phillpott of KUT brings the story of the young Bush's low-key campaign and outreach to Hispanic voters. Tue, 04 Mar 2014 21:05:00 +0000 Ben Philpott, KUT News 49295 at http://tristatesradio.com Miss., Texas Won't Offer VA Benefits To Same-Sex Partners http://tristatesradio.com/post/miss-texas-wont-offer-va-benefits-same-sex-partners Transcript <p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: <p>It's ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News. I'm Melissa Block.<p>Today, a Justice Department ruling opened the way for the Veterans Administration to extend benefits to same-sex married partners of veterans. This comes the same week that gays in the military can start applying for spousal benefits. But the process has not gone smoothly for National Guard members in Texas and Mississippi. In those states, Guard spokespeople say they won't file the paperwork for same-sex couples requesting benefits. Wed, 04 Sep 2013 20:36:00 +0000 Ben Philpott, KUT News 40036 at http://tristatesradio.com