Southern California legislators have sent a letter to the
The USOC is expected to decide in the coming months whether to submit an American bid and, if so, to select from four finalists.
Boston, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., have been included on the short list with Los Angeles.
Four local members of
Hosting the Games continues to be a hot-button issue in many places because of the expense involved. Several potential international candidates recently withdrew from the running for the 2022 Winter Games.
In Los Angeles, organizers have proposed to make use of existing venues but also to construct new facilities such as an athlete's village near downtown.