Signatures submitted for Santa Monica ballot measure

More than 15,500 signatures were filed with the Santa Monica City Clerk on June 10 in support of a charter amendment that would let voters decide the future of Santa Monica Municipal Airport. According to a report at, the “Santa Monica Voters Decide Initiative” collected approximately 6,000 more signatures than needed to win a place on the November ballot.

Alphabet groups support SMO

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) jointly filed an amicus, or friend of the court, brief in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles in support of an FAA motion to dismiss a federal lawsuit over the future of Santa Monica Municipal Airport (SMO) in California.

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