Anaheim calls on Newsom to reopen Disneyland after $100 million budget shortfall


Anaheim, the home of Disneyland, is begging California Gov. Gavin Newsom to reopen the major theme park after a $100 million budget shortfall due to the coronavirus health crisis, according to reports.

“What we need is guidance and an economic recovery roadmap so we know that we won’t go from coronavirus to a second great recession,” city spokesperson Mike Lyster said, noting the need for COVID-19 health and safety guidelines at Anaheim theme parks.

Anaheim receives its general fund budget from revenue tied to businesses around Disneyland and the Anaheim Convention Center.

Disney has been wait-and-see since the pandemic shut down the economy this spring.

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