Gov. DeSantis combats ‘woke’ corporate governance criteria in new legislative proposal
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Renzo Downey

Renzo Downey covers state government for Florida Politics. After graduating from Northwestern University in 2019, Renzo began his reporting career in the Lone Star State, covering state government for the Austin American-Statesman. Shoot Renzo an email at [email protected] and follow him on Twitter @RenzoDowney.


  • PeterH

    July 27, 2022 at 11:57 am

    The Party of Small Government is a fallacy.

    …… but we realized the double talk starting with Reagan.

    VOTE DESANTIS AND ALL REPUBLICANS OUT OF OFFICE. Today’s GQP must be destroyed before it can rebuilt from the ground up.

    • Impeach Biden

      July 27, 2022 at 12:34 pm

      How you can support the complete incompetence of the Jimmy Carter 2 regime is beyond me. From fuel prices, consumer commodities, no control at the Southern Border, to crime in many cities due to the ridiculous defund movement. November can’t come soon enough.

      • Joe Corsin

        July 27, 2022 at 12:46 pm

        ^ Far right poo poo propagandist. If only this website had a mute feature! Not governments fault you can’t afford cheap stuff. “Go out and get a better education and a better job.” – Rick Scott

  • JD

    July 27, 2022 at 12:20 pm

    Let’s call it what it is. Hypocrisy.

    If the Christian baker doesn’t have to make the gay couple’s wedding cake, then the payment processors and fund managers don’t have to do business / invest in the companies they don’t like.

    To make them do so is restricting FREEDOM.

    If you follow the money, it’s probably all about laundering the donations of “dark money” coming in through the processors, either in crypto or from multiple zombie accounts.

  • SteveHC

    July 27, 2022 at 12:22 pm

    This is all total b.s. on DeSantis’ part. The Florida SBA doesn’t use “political criteria” in its investment decisions to begin with, and his proposed legislation would effectively have no power over who PayPal, nationwide credit-issuing corporations, etc. can or cannot conduct interstate business with. It’s nothing but his now-common dumb talk aimed at attracting votes from people who don’t know the facts. He’s gone from bad to worse, and utterly obnoxious at that.

  • Elliott Offen

    July 27, 2022 at 12:47 pm

    Vote RED for far right propaganda in schools
    Vote RED for rule by Jesus freaks… religious police.
    Vote RED for low wage slavery
    Vote RED for terrorist militias protecting the rich

    • Impeach Biden

      July 27, 2022 at 12:55 pm

      Elliot Offen and Joe Corsin two peas in a pod and probably the same person as they say the same thing over and over. Can’t defend the chaos in the Country now by the Jimmy Carter 2 administration so they just post their nonsense over and over.

      • Joe Corsin

        July 27, 2022 at 1:42 pm

        Vote RED for abominable far right filthy filthys
        Vote RED for grifter greasy greasys
        Vote RED for neo nazi nasty nasties

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