Members of a basketball team from Kennard try to discover what lies beneath the Texas star in the open-air rotunda in the Capitol extension.
Sawyer Cook (right) and Cooper Trolinger, constituents of Amarillo Senator Kel Seliger, enjoy their first-hand look at the Senate in action.
Senator Leticia Van De Putte with a representative of HEB celebrate the company's 100th anniversary, based in Van De Putte's native San Antonio
Senator Todd Staples (center) and Senator Robert Deuell stand with a 4H group from Kaufman County.
HEB Grocery Company held a barbecue luncheon on the Capitol grounds to celebrate the company's 100th anniversary.
Musicians regale Capitol visitors and staff with a selection of traditional Latin music in the Capitol rotunda.
Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst (far left) and Senator Gonzalo Barrientos stand with representatives of Communities in Schools Bill Millican (second from left), Nellie Reyes (third from left), and Staff Sgt. Daniel Allen with his wife Donna, and children.* Communities in Schools is a national organization that strives to reduce student dropout rates through mentoring, counseling and after-school programs.
Senator Ken Armbrister (center) with citizens from his hometown Victoria, on the occasion of Victoria Day at the State Capitol.
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