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A sign the end is near: It’s time to play #CateSineDie

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The end of the 2017 Session is quickly approaching, and that can only mean one thing: It’s time to get your bets in. Yep, it’s time for #CateSineDie. Here’s how Kevin Cate, the media guru for which the annual parlor game is name after, put it Wednesday morning: “I love traditions and this is one of my favorites. The 2017 Florida Legislative Session is winding down. The last day is scheduled for May 5th, but anything can happen between now…

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It’s time for #CateSineDie – Place your bets on when the Sine Die hankies will drop

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The 2016 Session is quickly coming to its conclusion, and you know what that means. Well, yes, Solo cups on the chamber floor and green bottles emerging from bottom drawers in legislative offices up and down the Capitol tower but also: #CateSineDie. Here’s how the annual parlor game’s eponym put it Wednesday morning: “Before tomorrow at 4PM, use hashtag #CateSineDie and tweet the exact date and time you believe the hanky will drop following adjournment of the Florida House and…

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… but who will win #CateBudget?

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As the Florida Legislature finishes its second-chance 20-day special session, Kevin Cate has renewed his bet on when the 2015-2016 state spending plan will be approved. As well as the final Sine Die of 2015. Since June 1, lawmakers have hurried to fulfill their one duty under the Florida Constitution, to pass a budget by June 30. The special session was scheduled through June 20. This time, #CateBudget, where the owner of public relations firm CateComm has a “little overtime fun” called for a best…

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#CateSineDie: Placing bets on session’s end

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It may not compare to the estimated $4 billion wagered in office betting pools during the NCAA basketball tournament, but Capitol observers have some side bets going on about the 2015 legislative session. One is when will the hanky drop. Entries for #CateSineDie are due by 10 a.m. Tuesday. Predict when lawmakers adjourn the 2015 legislative session, and win the grand prize: a pair of Gucci loafers or a donation to your favorite charity (if you are not into leather shoes).…

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