Legal Newsline quoted California CALA Executive Director Tom Scott in an article about the California Commission on Disability Access. The commission's first meeting was held on October 19. Scott said:
"But with a budget of just $80,000, it is unlikely that the commission will be able to do much to stem the tide of lawsuits filed against businesses over alleged ADA violations, said Tom Scott, executive director of Californians Against Lawsuit Abuse.
"I don't know what you can do with 80 grand," Scott said in a telephone interview after the commission hearing. "But how are you going to squeeze more money out of the state?"