Florida governor DeSantis takes control of Disney’s governing district after ‘don’t say gay’ row
Florida governor Ron DeSantis has signed a bill that gives the state control over Walt Disney World’s self-governing district.
The law strips power uniquely held by Disney for over 50 years and enables more oversight by his Republican-led legislature.
Mr DeSantis said at the bill signing in Lake Buena Vista: “Today the corporate kingdom finally comes to an end.”
“There’s a new sheriff in town, and accountability will be the order of the day.”
The move is seen as retaliation after Disney opposed state laws curtailing gender and sexuality education.
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