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Colorado offers Disney a place amidst DeSantis legal battle

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Governor Jared Polis of Colorado is offering Disney a place in his state amidst their legal battle with the Governor of Florida.
The amusement park giant and Governor DeSantis have been at each other’s throats over DeSantis’ signing of the “Parental Rights in Education” bill.
Disney condemned the bill, which prevents educators from discussing gender identity and sexual orientation with children below the 3rd grade.
Gov. DeSantis vowed to wage legal battle with Disney and called the special session to revoke Disney’s self-governing status.
On Wednesday, the Florida Senate voted 26-16 to strip the park of its special self-governing status.
The bill will now go to the Florida House for a vote.
Amidst the battle, Gov. Polis posted a series of tweets condemning “authoritarian socialist attacks” from the republican party on companies and offered Mickey and Minnie full asylum.

Disney was granted its special status in 1967. It allows Disney to collect taxes and provide its own emergency services for the more than 25,000 acres of land it owns in Orlando, Florida.
Disney is also allowed to build new structures, maintain roadways and bridges, and pay impact fees for such construction without the approval of a local planning commission.