Keeping the Record Straight

Did Scott donate to a Republican organization or to Trump?

Scott Schmerelson DID NOT DONATE to Trump or any Republican organization and his opponent knows this. The reported payment is to a well known campaign vendor. Scott’s campaign purchased advertising on at least a dozen “slate mail cards” targeting different groups of voters. One of the slates targeted Republican voters. It is a common practice […]

Who really sets the pay for LAUSD Board Members?

It seems some people didn’t do their homework before asserting LAUSD board members gave themselves a raise. Here’s the truth, as established by the Charter of the City of Los Angeles. Who sets the pay? The total compensation for members of the Board of Education shall be set by a compensation committee which is comprised […]

Setting the record straight: Who sets compensation for LAUSD Board members?

Some of our opponents insist on distorting the truth, suggesting that Board members voted to give themselves a raise. Here’s the truth: Under the city charter, Board of Education compensation is set every five years by the LAUSD Board of Education Compensation Review Committee. The seven-member body is appointed by local officials outside the Los […]

SPEAK UP parent’s complaint against Scott about JUUL vote has no merit, says the FPPC.

Take a look at the Fair Political Practices Commission response to SPEAK UP parent (and failed-to-qualify candidate for Board District 3), Kenneth Ragsdale, about his complaint alleging a conflict of interest when Scott voted to hold JUUL accountable for enticing kids to use their flavored vaping products.