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.