Rays fans weigh in after DeSantis vetoes $  35 million for Florida team's training facility

We as taxpayers should just worry about bringing lots of … fans to the area and support that,” Bonnie, of Bradenton, aan Fox News gesê. “The governor has no business in that.

After vetoing the funding, DeSantis said Friday that he doesn’tsupport giving taxpayer dollars to professional sports stadiums” en dit “it’s inappropriate to subsidize political activism of a private corporation.The Rays had pledged to donate $ 50,000 to Everytown for Gun Safety in late May following the Uvalde, Texas, skiet.

I agree with the first part, taxpayers should not be funding public teams,” Kevin from Valrico, Florida, said of DeSantis’ kommentaar lewer.

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at a press conference. (Photo by Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at a press conference. (Photo by Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) (Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

I disagree about his latter part,” hy het bygevoeg. “The government should not be telling industry what they believe or what they don’t believe.

Jonathan, van St.. Petersburg, aan Fox News gesê: “The governor … needs to be more tactful. They wouldn’t have done it if it hadn’t been for Uvalde.

It’s not like every day they’re spouting their political beliefs,” gaan hy voort.

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Tropicana Field, Home of the Tampa Bay Rays

Tropicana Field, Home of the Tampa Bay Rays (Matt Leach/Fox Digital)

Bonnie said: “Goewerneur. DeSantis wants everyone to be free and have freedoms. I think that every company should be free to support what they want.

The governor’s decision followed a spat between DeSantis and Disney vroeër die jaar. DeSantis revoked Disney’s special tax and self-governing privileges in April after the company vowed to support a repeal of Florida’s parental rights law.

A detail of the Tampa Bay Rays rainbow patterned logo celebrating Pride Month during a game against the Chicago White Sox at Tropicana Field in St Petersburg, Florida.

A detail of the Tampa Bay Rays rainbow patterned logo celebrating Pride Month during a game against the Chicago White Sox at Tropicana Field in St Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images)

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Everyone has the right to say what they need to say,” one Rays fan said. “Ongelukkig, in this world in 2022, it’s all about politics and dividing our nation.

DeSantis “is awesome,” gaan hy voort. “He is for the people … He’s the most common sense man ever.

Amanda, of Orlando, disagreed.

He’s just he’s run our economy into the ground. Everything he’s done with the state, I disagree with,” sy het gese.

Isabelle McDonnell contributed to this report.