Disney to Invest $17B in Fla. Despite DeSantis Feud

Even as Disney spars with Gov. Ron DeSantis, it plans to invest $17 billion into central Florida’s Walt Disney World Resort over the next decade, CNBC reported.

The renovations outlined by Disney CEO Bob Iger and Parks, Experiences, and Products head Josh D’Amaro over the last few months include the potential creation of 13,000 jobs in Bay Lake and Lake Buena Vista.

But a massive impediment for the company has been DeSantis’ reorganization of the Central Florida Tourism Oversight District, displacing its board members and removing tax incentives and land allotments for Disney.

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