Ithaca Times: Can they keep dogs off the Commons? Ducson Nguyen, an alderperson for the Second Ward, of which the Commons is a part of, is in support of lifting the ban, even though he has said he’s more of a cat person. “People bring dogs anyway and as far as I know, it’s rarely […]
Ithaca Times: Common Council votes to downzone West State Street Alderperson Ducson Nguyen, who stood firmly against the resolution, spoke on how the new zoning could prove to be detrimental to the future prosperity of Ithaca’s downtown core. “Progressive cities all over the country are going up while we’re going down,” Nguyen said. “Downzoning by […]
https://www.ithaca.com/special_sections/best_of_ithaca/best-of-ithaca-people/article_6a3fa180-c27d-11e8-b9a3-83c0ed104cfe.html Ducson Nguyen, now in his third year of representing the Second Ward, came to Ithaca from New Jersey after his wife got a job at Tompkins Cortland Community College. He said he first became interested in Common Council candidacy as a result of the housing shortage and wanting to push for transportation reform, and […]
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Ithaca Voice: Ithaca now a Sanctuary City with some teeth Alderman Ducson Nguyen, 2nd Ward, supported the ordinance saying, “It is deeply personal to me. I know you all know my parents are refugees.” He said the first few days of Donald Trump’s presidency — which has so far seen seven controversial executive orders signed […]
Common Council will consider law to make Ithaca a sanctuary city “Thanks to my colleague Cynthia Brock for advocating for a strong policy response to Trump and President Bannon’s threats for months,” added Nguyen.
WHCU: Sanctuary city resolution tabled, possible federal guidance to be released Lawmaker Ducson Nguyen says five community members came to speak in favor of the resolution and that the tabling wasn’t because of lack of support. “It was tabled but not for any lack of support for the spirit of the resolution. It was tabled […]
My father’s bottle of cognac slipped out of his grip and plunged into the Saigon River in April 1975. Besides a hastily-packed bag of clothing it was the only thing he carried as he rushed aboard a boat fleeing Vietnam in the final days of one of the most senseless wars in American history. I exist because of that violence, and the American people’s willingness to make amends for it.