How Will Anaheim’s Spat With Disney Over Subsidies Affect November’s Elections?
Construction plans on a new upscale hotel at the west end of Downtown Disney came to a screeching halt last week over disputed tax breaks. The Disneyland Resort sought to begin building its proposed eight-story, 700-room luxury lodge after appearing before the Anaheim planning commission today. The Mouse can still get things started, but opted to call everything off instead when the availability of $267 million in bed-tax subsidies granted to the project two years ago as part of a now-defunct Luxury Hotel Incentive Program came into question.
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