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May 30, 2009 (512) 463-0300

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES

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Houston Senator Rodney Ellis shows off his pink shirt as he poses with Senator Kevin Eltife of Tyler.


Senator Troy Fraser of Horseshoe Bay (right) confers with (R-to-L) Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, House Speaker Joe Strauss and Lt. Gov. Chief of Staff Rob Johnson on the Senate rostrum.
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Senate Calendar Clerks Linda Tubbs (left) and Linda Hopkins maintain a positive attitude at the end of session.


Administration Committee Chair Senator Tommy Williams poses with his vice-Chair, San Antonio Senator Carlos Uresti following the completion of the final Local and Uncontested Calendar Session Wednesday.
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Dave Nelson, staffer for Flower Mound Senator Jane Nelson (no relation) sits amid a pile of paper work during the final week of session.


Senator Tommy Williams of the Woodlands argues against a proposed amendment during Session.
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Senators (L-to-R) Wendy Davis of Ft. Worth, Rodney Ellis and John Whitmire, both of Houston, and Whitmire's legislative assistant Lara Wendler, discuss an amendment on the Senate floor.


An assistant sergeant-at-arms carries a pile of amendments to the rostrum.
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Senate Dean John Whitmire of Houston stands with Senate Journal Clerk Dianne Arrington during the reading of a Resolution honoring her. Dianne will retire at the end of the 81st Session following decades of service to the Senate.


Photographs by Texas Senate Media Services. Photographs © The Texas Senate.

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