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Posted on: August 28, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Senator Ted Cruz gives Ellis County a Nod

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“U.S. Senator Ted Cruz Gives Ellis County A Nod”

“Ellis County Judge Todd Little, Commissioners, and elected officials, proudly open the Historical Courthouse doors to U.S Senator Ted Cruz”

Waxahachie, TX – August 26, 2019 – Ellis County gave a warm welcome to none other than U.S Senator Ted Cruz, as he walked up the steps and into the Historic Courthouse doors.

On August 2, 2019, Ellis County received a certificate of Commendation on behalf of the United States Senate for the “Reopening of the Historical Ellis County Courthouse”. Senator Cruz went on to express his admiration for the Historical Courthouse and it’s one of a kind qualities.

Senator Cruz, along with staff were greeted by Ellis County Judge Todd Little, Chief of staff Erik Test, Waxahachie Mayor David Hill, Waxahachie City Manager Michael Scott, and Congressman Ron Wright representative Micah Cavanaugh on the Ellis County Courthouse steps.

In a closed meeting both County and City officials met with the Senator to discuss key topics that included Texans 2nd amendment rights and the right to carry, illegal immigration, and the strains on Texans as it relates to rising property appraisals and ad valorem property taxation.

“Ellis County is quickly expanding, and it is our duty as elected officials to continue to be open and transparent, and fight for the rights and freedoms of Ellis County residents. We are honored to welcome Senator Cruz to Ellis County, and commend him for holding the interests of Ellis County in high regard.” - Ellis County Judge Todd Little

It was Senator Ted Cruz’s first visit to the Ellis County Historic Courthouse. His visit comes just shy of the two month mark since the Commissioners Court approval to reopen the Courthouse doors.

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