Illustration: Kakuen Lau Illustration: Kakuen Lau
Illustration: Kakuen Lau
US Politics

Mayor R. Rex Parris delights in rattling cages, putting Lancaster, California, on the map in China and beyond

  • The outspoken mayor brought a Chinese-owned BYD electric vehicle plant to his struggling city – and says he envies the power wielded by officials in China
  • Parris once proposed a ‘birth tourism’ concept so Chinese could give birth at Lancaster’s hospital to give their babies US citizenship

Topic |   US Politics
Illustration: Kakuen Lau Illustration: Kakuen Lau
Illustration: Kakuen Lau
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