Tarrant County Commissioner, Precinct No. 2
4 year term. Must be 18 years or older, a U.S. citizen, a resident of Texas, and a resident of the district represented. Responsible for representing the citizens of the district in which he/she is elected in the Collin County Commissioners Court, which conducts the general business of the county and oversees financial matters.
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Andy Nguyen (Rep)
JUSTICE SYSTEM - What are the main challenges in providing a justice system for the county and how would you address them?
HEALTH CARE - What would you think should be the priority focus for healthcare in the next few years?
ELECTIONS - What would you do, if anything, to encourage greater voter turnout in Tarrant County?
OTHER ISSUES - What other issues do you believe will be most pressing in the county, and what is your position on these issues?
Public Service and Business
B.A. in Business Management and Minor in Military Science from the University of Kentucky
7 successful years as County Commissioner, US Army veteran, former owner and President of AIT Technologies, Co-Founder of Southeast Tarrant Transporation Partnership, currently serve on the BoDs of Catholic Charities, Salvation Army, RTC, TRTC, etc.
Provide more support to law enforcement to divert prospective patients to behavioral health clinics, rather than booking these individuals into jail.
Bond Release: Create a way to more consistently evaluate bond release based on risk and income.
More focus on collaborative wellness & preventative care; provide more opportunities for education & good-paying jobs with insurance benefits; medical care service pricing should be more transparent & itemized where possible; JPS to build more community medical homes for primary care, geriatric care, and behavioral health intervention; more doctors and medical specialists.
I have been encouraging Tarrant County Election to be more proactive and aggressive on voter education and mobilization. Also, I have been conducting talk shows and delivering speeches to community groups to educate listeners about the importance of civic involvement and voting.
Soaring property tax & traffic congestion are big obstacles. TX Legislature has to allocate more transportation $ &/or permit limited public/private funding options. Allow private tech companies to drive solutions to transportation issues. Manage local gov growth, state to provide more $ to ISD, &/or combo property/sales tax are possible solutions to property tax burden.
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