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DeSantis Says Disney District Control to Likely Go to State (1)

May 16, 2022, 5:48 PM

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis said on Monday that control of Walt Disney Co.’s special government district would likely go to the state and not local governments if it’s dissolved next year.

“After seeing them threatening to raise taxes on their citizens, we are not going to be in a situation where we’re just going to be giving them, locally control,” he said during a press briefing when asked about the possibility of property taxes rising as a result. “More likely that the state will simply assume control and make sure that we’re able to impose the law and make ...