Disney pulls plug on $1B Florida expansion in blow to DeSantis

Posted on AllSides May 19th, 2023
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Disney scrapped a plan to build a $1 billion office project in Orlando amid a still-expanding feud with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, who accuses the company of backing so-called “woke” progressive views. The media giant has decided some 2,000 jobs that it planned to move to the Sunshine State will remain in California , just weeks after CEO Bob Iger said it would reconsider future investments in Florida. “This was not an easy decision to make, but I believe it is the right one,” a Disney executive wrote in a...

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