On June 24, 2009, Senators George Winner and John Flanagan filed a lawsuit against Angelo Aponte regarding his administrative duties as Secretary of the Senate.
Plaintiffs' request for temporary relief was denied and the matter was placed on the court calendar for consideration on Friday, June 26.
On June 25, 2009, respondent Aponte moved to dismiss the suit against him. Moving papers and a brief in support are available here.
On Friday, June 26, 2009 the matter was adjourned by Justice McNamara until Monday, June 29, to allow further talks among Senators. A copy of reply papers filed by plaintiffs is available here.