Tag Archives: Central Florida Tourism Oversight District

Amid Disney Controversy Florida Ethics Commission Administrator Resigns

Glen Glizean

There has been a lot of controversy lately over the Central Florida Tourism Oversight District Administrator Glen Gilzean. Many felt that it was a conflict of interest for to retain his position as Chairman of the Florida Ethics Commission. Report flooded the media last week about the precedent set preventing Glizean from serving on both boards. Today Glizean has resigned ...

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Disney Accused of Multi-Million Dollar “SCHEME” Using Taxpayer Money: Florida Inspector General Gets Involved After CFTOD Submits Referral

Reedy Creek

This is a shocking new twist in the long and tumultuous battle between the Central Florida Tourism Oversight District and Walt Disney World Resort. The Central Florida Tourism Oversight District, also known as the Reedy Creek Improvement District, is a special district located in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Established in the 1960s, it was specifically created to provide the necessary ...

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Disney Won’t Let DeSantis Get Away Scot Free

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Ron DeSantis may be moving on from his feud with Disney, but Disney isn’t. The entertainment giant has no plans to let the Governor of Florida off so gently. In fact, they just doubled down on the fight. Gov. DeSantis felt the fight had gone on long enough and called for an end to the squabble recently, saying he has ...

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DEI is DOA: Board Overturns Disney’s Diversity Hiring Initiative

Central Florida Tourism Oversight District

The Central Florida Tourism Oversight District (CFTOD)  appointed by Gov. Ron DeSantis announced on Tuesday that all race-based hiring practices under its control would end. This follows trends happening in other parts of the country as movements to end preferential  treatment are halted for race and gender based hiring practices.   According to recent reports, District Administrator Glen Gilzean said Reedy ...

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DeSantis and Disney’s New MagicBand

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Governor Ron DeSantis and the Walt Disney Company are having a good week (depending on who you ask). RELATED: DeSantis Tries to Kill Disney Suit Governor Ron DeSantis The Florida Governor recently scored a win in court against the Walt Disney Company. Disney had attempted to have the case against them dismissed that was filed by the Central Florida Tourism Oversight ...

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DeSantis Tries to Kill Disney Suit

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Here we are again. Another update on the fight between the Walt Disney Company and the Government of Florida. Or, as I may start referring to it…the Ronny and Bobby Battle. Let’s recap. RELATED:¬†Forget 2026, Bob Iger is Staying Until 2031 The Bill That Started It All In March of last year (2022), the Florida legislature passed a bill to ...

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