Governor’s Inauguration

Texas Governor Rick Perry speaks after taking the oath office for a third full term. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Rick Perry Sworn In For Unprecedented 3rd Term

Texas Governor Rick Perry has taken the oath office for an unprecedented third full term. Perry begins perhaps his most tumultuous stint as governor as the state faces a massive budget shortfall.


Campaign pins for Texas Governor Rick Perry. (credit: Getty Images/Ben Sklar)

$8 Gets You Inaugural Lunch With Gov. Perry

The 2011 family-friendly Texas Inaugural will include an $8 per guest barbecue lunch with Governor Rick Perry and Lt. Governor David Dewhurst.