If you were the mayor of a small city, what would you aspire to? Better road work? More efficient waste disposal? What about something bigger? How about making your town the "solar energy capital of the universe"?
That's what R. Rex Parris has vowed to do in the town of Lancaster, California. And he’s doing it with some unconventional methods. Among those methods: requiring almost all new homes to come equipped with solar panels.
R. Rex Parris, a Republican, is the mayor of Lancaster, California.