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May 11, 2007 (512) 463-0300

THE WEEK IN PICTURES

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Police officers around the state gathered at the Capitol this week for a ceremony honoring law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty this year.


Though they usually agree on most issues, Senators Rodney Ellis (left) and Royce West do differ from time to time.
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Senator Florence Shapiro laughs as she is recognized to lay out a bill during the week's session.


Secretary of the Senate Patsy Spaw shows a vote to Senators Carlos Uresti (left) and Dan Patrick. The rest of the Senate confers with Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst on an issue of parliamentary procedure.
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Mary Wilson, an original member of the Supremes, was honored in the Senate Tuesday.


Senator Leticia Van de Putte and three honorary pages raid the candy drawer that Senate Journal Clerk Dianne Arrington (left) keeps for hungry Senators and staffers.
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Senator Robert Deuell confers with staffers in his office via the phone that every Senator has at their desk.


Lt. Governor David Dewhurst chats with women who served in the armed forces during World War 2. The Senate honored these women for their contribution to victory against Germany and Japan.
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Senator Leticia Van de Putte speaks on her amendment honoring women who served in the Army, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard during World War 2.


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