The Senate welcomed the Prince of the African Nation of Malawi to the floor on Wednesday. Pictured (l-to-r) are Sen. Mario Gallegos, Sen. Jeff Wentworth, Prince James Nyondo, Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, Richard Gambitta of UT-SA, and Sen. Royce West.
Employees from the Legislative Reference Library and Texas Legislative Information System (TLIS) closely follow floor proceedings earlier in the week.
Senator Jeff Wentworth, Dean of the Senate John Whitmire, and Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst discussing legislation.
Secretary of the Senate Patsy Spaw shares a light moment with Senator Chris Harris
A young page contemplates the Texas Senate.
Messenger Felicia Lopez (left) and page Robin Dammerich take in the proceedings during Session
AP photographer Harry Cabluck (left) and freelance Bob Daemmrich (right)
Session video and all other Senate webcast recordings can be accessed from the Senate website's Audio/Video Archive.