The League of Quiet Skies Voters has announced that 30th District Washington State Rep. Mike Pellicciotti, D-Federal Way, will address new Washington laws regarding aviation expansion at the Leagueâ€™s April 25, 2019, Town Hall.Â Â
â€œRep. Pellicciotti, along with 33rd District Senator Karen Keiser and 33rd District Representative Tina Orwall, has provided strong and proactive leadership on addressing aviation expansion issues faced by the South King County Airport neighbor communities,â€ said Quiet Skies Puget Sound founder Sheila Brush. â€œThis legislative session has been a roller coaster of substantial progress, including new legislation to form the commission to finally site a new primary commercial airport. The timing couldnâ€™t be better for a hot-off-the-presses update from Olympia,â€ said Brush.
Rep. Pellicciotti completes the Leagueâ€™s Town Hall program lineup, joining speaker Congressman Adam Smith (sponsor of the Aviation Impacted Communities Act), speaker Chris McCann (creator of the Airnoise.io service for registering aircraft complaints), a Special Report on the World Health Organizationâ€™s 2018 Environmental Noise Guidelines, and an â€œAviation Noise and Emission 101â€ presented by Steve Edmiston, attorney, filmmaker, and creator of The Briefing Project. A panel discussion will follow.
WHAT: Town Hall â€“ League of Quiet Skies Voters
WHEN: Thursday, April 25, 2019, 6 p.m. â€“ 8 p.m..
WHERE: Highline Performing Arts Center, 401 S 152nd Street, Burien WA (map below)
COST: FREE. Learn more at www.LOQSV.org
About Rep. Mike Pellicciotti
Mike has served South King County as a prosecutor for over a decade, first as a King County Deputy Prosecuting Attorney holding accountable domestic violence and human trafficking offenders. He next prosecuted elder abuse and government waste, managing the return of over $30 million to taxpayers from corporate healthcare fraud.
Mikeâ€™s legislative record has demonstrated that he is an independent voice committed to government reform, public safety, and serving the needs of South King and North Pierce Counties. Mike fought for replacement and expansion of city cameras in Federal Way crime hot spots, co-sponsored legislation to stop repeat domestic violence offenders, and passed a new law to hold human traffickers accountable and protect children from sexual assault. While serving in Olympia, Mike has repeatedly brought forward legislation demanding transparency and accountability across government, elections and the private sector. He represents proudly represents the 30th legislative district, which includes Algona, Auburn, Des Moines, Federal Way, Milton and Pacific.
About the League of Quiet Skies Voters
As aircraft noise and emissions present increasing human health and environmental concerns, impact property values and public safety, and create social, economic, and environmental justice disparities, the League of Quiet Skies Voters seeks to empower voters living in the shadow of the 8th busiest airport in the United States with the information to fully understand the risks of this expansion, the alternatives, our rights and choices, and how to engage our policymakers for change. The League was created as an association of regional citizen-led groups including: