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Texas Senate
 
 
 
May 23, 2009
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THIS WEEK IN PICTURES

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McAllen Senator and Finance Committee Vice Chair Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa answers reporters questions about the state budget. Senator Steve Ogden of Bryan (left) and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst stand behind him.


Senate Calendar Clerk Linda Tubbs (center) works with Tracy Ortiz (left) and Jill Crocker to input bill information into the digital board that hangs above the Senate rostrum.
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Houston Senator John Whitmire (left) confers with colleagues Senators (l-to-r) Wendy Davis, Rodney Ellis and Eliot Shapleigh.


Senator Kip Averitt of Waco takes the president's chair during session.
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Plano Senator Florence Shapiro speaks about the importance of organ donation during session.


Doug Davis reads a bill and its amendment under the watchful gaze of Stephen F. Austin.
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Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst signs bills and resolutions before they head over to the House.


Senator Robert Duncan of Lubbock prepares to present a bill with the help of staffer Sarah Hamm.
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Austin Senator Kirk Watson negotiates a bill with Representative Warren Chisum.


Senator Mike Jackson of La Porte considers an amendment offered to a bill during session.
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Photographs by Texas Senate Media Services. Photographs © The Texas Senate.

Session video and all other Senate webcast recordings can be accessed from the Senate website's Audio/Video Archive.

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