October 31, 2014
Disney places its bets

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The theme park giant is funneling money to candidates who back Sen. Joe Negron for Senate President.

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Disney places its bets

Jason Garcia | 8/28/2014

Disney’s spending on campaigns has risen from just over $700,000 during the 2008 election cycle to almost $4 million during 2012, making it one of the most politically generous businesses in the state. Currently, the theme park giant is funneling money to candidates who back Sen. Joe Negron (R-Stuart) for Senate president. Sen. Jack Latvala (R-Clearwater) says, “I’m not going to be bullied by Disney.”

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