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DeSantis Signals More Disney Action After ‘First Step’

  • Florida governor signed law to end self-governing district
  • Company, governor in dispute over law on teaching on gender
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DeSantis vs. Disney: New Law Targets Special District

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis suggested he may take more action to limit Walt Disney Co.’s ability to run its own affairs in the state.

DeSantis last week signed legislation that will dissolve the Reedy Creek Improvement District, where Disney operates its Walt Disney World Resort, unless it’s explicitly reauthorized. The company has been locked in a heated dispute with the Republican governor after it criticized a law he backed that limits school instruction about gender identity and sexual orientation.