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SoCal Democrats, Republicans Ask U.S. Olympic Committee To Pick Los Angeles For 2024 Summer Games

A bipartisan group of Southern California lawmakers have signed a letter, asking the U.S. Olympic Committee to pick Los Angeles as the nation’s bidder for the 2024 Summer Olympic Games, Rep. Xavier Becerra’s office said Wednesday.

11/19/2014

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Bill Would Exempt Olympic Medalists From Taxes

Legislation that would exempt California athletes who win Olympic medals from paying state taxes on their cash prizes passed the state Assembly on Friday and prompted a spirited debate among lawmakers about who deserves freedom from tax collectors.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/23/2014

A general view of the LA Coliseum during the Opening Ceremony of the 1984 Olympics. (credit: Steve Powell/Getty Images)

Villaraigosa Wants To Bring 2024 Olympics To LA

Los Angeles officials have announced a bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics Games.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/07/2013

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