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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 13, 2011
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THIS WEEK IN PICTURES

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Lubbock Senator and State Affairs Committee Chair Robert Duncan and committee clerk Erin Fry listen to witnesses testify on a bill.


Senator Brian Birdwell of Granbury votes against a measure by showing two fingers during a roll call vote.
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Senator Dan Patrick of Houston confers with a staffer in the Senate chamber.


Senator Royce West of Dallas (left) and McAllen Senator Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa look over an amendment.
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Flower Mound Senator Jane Nelson chats with her colleague Senator Royce West of Dallas during a committee meeting in the Senate chamber.


Senator Judith Zaffirini of Laredo listens to El Paso Senator Jose Rodriguez.
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Senator Carlos Uresti of San Antonio discusses legislation with a staff member.


The Senate honored Texas Army National Guard specialist Joemarie Ortiz for his heroic action in rescuing four passengers trapped in a car following a collision with a utility pole.
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Started by Brownsville Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr, Wednesday has become "Bowtie Day" in the Senate, with staffers and Senators alike trading neckties for bowties.


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

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