Lori Rozsa

Loxahatchee, FL

Education: University of Florida

Lori Rozsa is a reporter based in Florida who covers the state for The Washington Post. She is a former correspondent for People magazine and a former reporter and bureau chief for the Miami Herald.
Latest from Lori Rozsa

Disney welcomes Gay Days in Florida as the feud with DeSantis rages on

Thousands of LGBTQ visitors celebrated the beginning of Pride Month at the annual Gay Days event at Disney World, even as DeSantis continues to criticize the company on the campaign trail.

June 4, 2023

The toll of DeSantis’s election police unit

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis created an election police unit to crack down on voter fraud. But actual convictions by this unit are rare — and the toll on Florida’s voters is climbing higher.

May 30, 2023

DeSantis signs law allowing him to run for president while remaining governor

The new elections law increases rules and fines for voter registration groups and changes a rule that allows DeSantis to run for higher office while he's still Florida's governor

May 24, 2023

DeSantis says he’s sending 1,000 officers to southern border

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said he's helping to "defend the southern border," hitting on a theme he's expected to use in a presidential run.

May 16, 2023

DeSantis might have met his match in Disney’s Iger as both sides dig in

The fight between Disney's Bob Iger and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has intensified as both leaders dig in.

May 15, 2023

DeSantis wanted to rewrite press laws. Conservative media helped kill the effort.

An effort proposed by Florida's governor to rewrite defamation laws was shut down by voices from the right, who feared an onslaught of lawsuits.

May 11, 2023

DeSantis’s board countersues Disney, accusing company of ‘backroom deal’

The new board said it had to respond after Disney filed a lawsuit accusing state officials of punishing the company over its stance on a controversial law.

May 1, 2023

The first arrests from DeSantis’s election police take extensive toll

One by one, many of the initial 20 arrests made by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis's Office of Election Crimes and Security have stumbled in court.

May 1, 2023

    The Disney, DeSantis lawsuit explained

    Florida reporter Lori Rozsa explains how the tension between Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) and Walt Disney Company has escalated into federal court.

    April 28, 2023

    Disney sues Gov. Ron DeSantis, alleging political retaliation

    Disney's lawsuit is the latest development in a feud that began when the corporate giant opposed a DeSantis-backed bill critics dub “don’t say gay.”

    April 26, 2023