Florida Legislature Quickly Makes Good on Gov. DeSantis' Threat to Strip Disney's Special Tax Status
April 27, 2022
By Susan Ferrechio - The Washington Times
The Florida Senate voted Wednesday to end Disney’s special taxing district in a battle over the state’s new sex education law, pushing the theme park giant a step closer to losing the unique autonomy it has functioned under since the park was built more than five decades ago.
The Republican-led Senate voted to end the Reedy Creek Improvement District just one day after Gov. Ron DeSantis, a Republican, announced he was calling on the Legislature, meeting this week in a special session, to take up a measure.
The Republican-led House is expected t...