Lawsuit would mark latest salvo in escalating battle between company and Florida governor

The oversight board said that development approvals Disney struck with a previous board were null and void.

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The board overseeing the district covering Walt Disney Co. ’s Orlando-area theme parks authorized its lawyers to sue the entertainment giant in state court, without explaining what the suit would allege.

The lawsuit, expected in a central Florida court, would mark the latest salvo in the escalating battle between the company and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.

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