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Seal of the Senate of the State of Texas Welcome to the Official Website for the Texas Senate
Seal of the Senate of the State of Texas
Welcome to the official website for the
Texas Senate
 
 
 
May 21, 2005
(512) 463-0300
Week in Pictures
Representative Jim Pitts (left) and Senator Steve Ogden ponder the intricacies of the budget for the State of Texas

Representative Jim Pitts (left) and Senator Steve Ogden ponder the intricacies of the budget for the State of Texas.
Senator Judith Zaffirini and Senator John Whitmire share some positive thoughts during the waning days of the 79th Session

Senator Judith Zaffirini and Senator John Whitmire share some positive thoughts during the waning days of the 79th Session.
Hat in hand, Trooper Michael Black stands in the East gallery, observing the Senate during floor debate

Hat in hand, Trooper Michael Black stands in the East gallery, observing the Senate during floor debate.
Senator Kenneth Armbrister helps out at the Lt. Governor's podium

Senator Kenneth Armbrister helps out at the Lt. Governor's podium.
Alena Ellis thinks the whole thing is a bit tiring and rests in her father's lap.  Alena is the youngest  daughter of Senator Rodney Ellis

Alena Ellis thinks the whole thing is a bit tiring and rests in her father's lap. Alena is the youngest daughter of Senator Rodney Ellis.
Young ladies from Cleburne sit quietly during a resolution presented by Senator Averitt

Young ladies from Cleburne sit quietly during a resolution presented by Senator Averitt.
Latin beauties from across the State of Texas practice their wave
Latin beauties from across the State of Texas practice their wave.
Irving Middle School Mariachi Band performs in the Capitol Rotunda

Irving Middle School Mariachi Band performs in the Capitol Rotunda.
Discussing the floor debate, two septuagenarians put their heads together to make quiet observations on Thursday

Discussing the floor debate, two septuagenarians put their heads together to make quiet observations on Thursday.
Session video and all other Senate webcast recordings can be accessed from the Senate website's Audio/Video Archive.

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