Sides Agree to Produce Records, Keep Talking Out of Court

ALBANY—We’ll have to wait until Monday, or even longer.
Judge Thomas McNamara sent the dueling parties in State Senate leadership struggle back to the negotiating table—a move that has become something of a trademark for him.
By my count, this is the sixth time legal action related to the case has been adjourned. After a closed, hour-long conference, the two sides also agreed to produce a transcript for the court showing the exact proceedings of June 8, the day of the coup. McNamara did not sign a motion, brought by Republicans, that would force Democrat-designated Senate Secretary Angelo Aponte to recognize Dean Skelos and Pedro Espada Jr.

Sides Agree to Produce Records, Keep Talking Out of Court