Morning Read, Upstate: Two Sessions, One Floor

Dueling sessions in the State Senate brought Albany to a new level of chaos.
David Paterson, who called a special session and sent bills, said he was “disgusted.”
At one point, Senator George Winner was blocked from taking the rostrum.
“Don’t you dare tell me I’m out of order—you’re out of order,” Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson yelled at Winner.
“This is turning into the worst reality TV show ever: I’m a senator, get me out of here,” Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi said.
Republicans “passed” 85 bills, Democrats “passed” 14 bills.
Paterson called another special session today,

Morning Read, Upstate: Two Sessions, One Floor