LAUSD’s impossible Measure EE ‘senior exemption’

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In its flailing effort to impose a $500 million dollar annual parcel tax on the property owners who live within its boundaries, the Los Angeles Unified School District has mailed out — at taxpayer expense, of course — a letter advertising how seniors can apply for an exemption to the tax.

This is the latest desperate attempt by LAUSD to fool voters into approving Measure EE. But, like other tactics of LAUSD’s political campaign, it is bound to backfire.

This latest campaign mailer adds to the increasing controversy surrounding Measure EE. Already under a cloud of litigation for violations of the Elections Code and the Brown Act, the negative press on the parcel tax proposal continues to mount. But with every new scandal, the district doubles down on its effort to secure voter approval over the objections of community groups, taxpayers and a nearly unanimous business community.

Click here to read the article on the Los Angeles Daily News.