Governor Rick Perry greets the Baylor University women's basketball team. The Lady Bears captured the university's first ever national championship when they won the 2005 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament.
Senator John Whitmire, Dean of the Senate (center), confers with staff on the Senate floor.
Reverend Gerald Mann (left) shares a word with Senate Doorkeeper Don Long. The Senate honored Rev. Mann on the occasion of his retirement from decades of service to the Riverside Baptist Church in Austin.
Committee staffers Tara Cowen-Rejino and Robert Hayley discuss impending business next to the back rail on the Senate floor. Tara works for Senator Chris Harris' Administration committee, and Robert serves on the committee staff for Senator Jon Lindsay's Nominations committee.
Ari Strauss, Senator Florence Shapiro's 5-month old grandson, enjoys the festivities at his grandmother's Governor for a Day ceremony on Saturday.
The San Juan High School Mariachi band entertains visitors in the Capitol Rotunda.
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