New Battlefront Established In DeSantis-Disney War
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- Republican lawmakers in Florida Wednesday backed proposals intended to nullify development agreements involving the Walt Disney Co. that incensed Gov. Ron DeSantis.
- The House State Affairs Committee and the Senate Rules Committee approved amendments to broader development bills (HB 439 and SB 1604) that would override agreements the entertainment giant reached with outgoing board members of the former Reedy Creek Improvement District.
- Lawmakers in February gave DeSantis power to appoint a new board for the district, which has long played a vital role for Disney.
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