Under new proposal, Disney’s Reedy Creek would be renamed, and DeSantis would handpick its board

The bill is expected to be heard Wednesday by the House State Affairs Committee

By Jim Saunders, News Service of Florida

The Florida House on Monday proposed an overhaul of the Reedy Creek Improvement District that would give power to Gov. Ron DeSantis, who targeted the district last year after he clashed with the Walt Disney Co. over a controversial education law. The 189-page bill (HB 9B) was released on the first day of a special legislative session called, in part, to deal with the Reedy Creek issue...

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