The feud started last year after Disney publicly opposed the state’s so-called don’t say gay law, which restricts classroom lessons on sexual orientation and gender identity.
The request for documents and communications was made Thursday by the Central Florida Tourism Oversight District, now controlled by DeSantis appointees.
Disney says DeSantis unconstitutionally revamped and took over Walt Disney World’s governing district in retaliation after the company publicly opposed a state law.
Chancellor Ray Rodrigues wrote to university presidents Tuesday at Gov. Ron DeSantis’ urging, saying the student group is illegally backing Hamas militants.
The application asks that the prohibition against enforcing the anti-drag show law only be limited to the Orlando, Florida, restaurant which challenged its constitutionality.
A ruling prohibiting the enforcement of a new Florida law targeting drag shows will stay in place for the time being, according to a federal appeals court decision.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis asked that Disney’s First Amendment lawsuit against him be tossed from federal court, and Disney demanded emails, texts and other communications from the governor’s office.
Florida bans more books from its public school libraries and classrooms than any other state in the country, according to a new report from PEN America released on Thursday.