Disney Faces Losing Control of Its Kingdom Under Bill From Florida Republicans
Disney’s government in Florida has been the envy of any private business, with its unprecedented powers in deciding what to build and how to build it at Walt Disney World. Those days are numbered as a new bill released this week puts the entertainment giant’s district firmly in the control of Florida’s governor and legislative leaders.
Disney's Splash Mountain Closes for New ‘Princess and the Frog' Ride Makeover
Splash Mountain in Disney World’s Magic Kingdom has officially closed to receive a ‘Princess and the Frog’ makeover in 2024.
Walt Disney World, Several Orlando Parks Closed for Hurricane Ian. What to Know
Walt Disney World and several other Orlando-area theme parks closed Thursday as Hurricane Ian’s impacts were felt across much of Florida, carving out a path of destruction as it continues to move through.
Gov. DeSantis Details Emergency Response Efforts, Warns Florida to Stay Vigilant
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis spoke Thursday to detail the federal and local response after Hurricane Ian pummeled South Florida, reminding residents of the ongoing dangers of downed power lines and deep water. “If you’ve weathered the storm to this point, going and doing and getting involved in that is totally not worth it.”
DeSantis vs. Disney: What's Next After Florida Gov. Signs Bill to End Self-Government
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed a bill to dissolve Walt Disney World’s private government that provides municipal-like services for its 27,000 acres in the Sunshine State.
Florida Legislature Votes to Strip Disney Self-Government, Giving DeSantis Victory in Escalating Feud
The Florida House of Representatives has given final passage to a bill to dissolve a private government that Walt Disney World has been allowed to operate on its properties for more than five decades
Florida Senate Passes Bill to End Disney Self-Government
The Florida Senate has passed a bill to repeal a law allowing Walt Disney World to operate a private government over its properties in the state
Florida Could End Disney's Self-Governing Status. What Does That Mean?
The Florida Senate voted to end Walt Disney World’s Reedy Creek Improvement District, but what is it and why does Gov. Ron DeSantis want it to end?
DeSantis Vs. Disney: Gov. Says Florida Considering Ending Special District
A special session by the Florida legislature to approve a new congressional map will also be considering terminating a special district for Disney’s property in the state, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Tuesday.