Ron Desantis New York state California state Florida politics Florida Don't Say Gay Ron Desantis New York state California state Florida

Fact-check: Will Floridian Taxes Rise Over Disney-DeSantis Debacle?

Reading now: 455

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) signed a bill into law Friday that disallows special district designations, including the Reedy Creek Improvement District that governs the Walt Disney Company.

The move is out of retaliation for Disney's opposition to Florida's HB 1557, known to many as the "don't say gay" law. The news has brought attention to a relationship between Disney and the Florida government that many weren’t previously aware of.

Some have said that the change could saddle taxpayers with a bill of about $1 billion.Here’s what we know. What happened?After backlash for not speaking about the then-pending “don’t say gay bill,” Disney, Florida's largest private employer, condemned the legislation.

The website is an aggregator of news from open sources. The source is indicated at the beginning and at the end of the announcement. You can send a complaint on the news if you find it unreliable.

Related News