Bob Iger Quits Newsom’s Economic Task Force

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Disney Chairman, Bob Iger, joined the Economic Task Force in April. The group was created to help lead the state of of an oncoming recession caused by the Coronavirus Pandemic. The goal was on business recovery and there were about 70 individuals meeting about twice per month. It was confirmed this evening that Bob Iger had quit the task force.

Recently though, Several individuals, including Bob Iger, did not agree with the direction that California Governor, Gavin Newsom, was leading. Disneyland has been closed for nearly 6 months! There has been a lot of pressure for Disneyland, Universal Studios, Knott’s Berry Farm and many others across the state to be provided with the opportunity to reopen. The prolonged closure to Disney caused the decision to let go of over 28 thousand Disney cast members this week.

In a Thursday afternoon statement, the California Attractions and Parks Association urged the governor not to finalize a draft of the reopening guidance that the association saw earlier that day.

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JN is a graduate of the Southeast Center for Photographic Studies. During her time at Daytona State College, JN was also an active member of the student photography association, an editor on In Motion, the school newspaper and the managing editor on Aeolus, the school literary magazine. After graduating, JN became a staff writer and photographer for a local community driven publication. Now, she spends her time writing for Streaming the Magic. In her spare time Justina goes on location to local theme parks to take photos for her publications.

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