Expanding Opportunity and Accessibility for the Next Generation

by Senator Kel SeligerIn 1999, high school students graduating in the top ten percent of their respective classes made up the first group of students who were guaranteed admission to any Texas public university.  Known as the Top Ten Percent Rule,…

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AGN ENDORSEMENT: Kel Seliger the region’s best best for Texas Senate

In the span of about a decade, Kel Seliger, the former mayor of Amarillo, has become a respected and effective leader at the state level.

Seliger, who became state senator for District 31 in 2004, has focused on issues of vital importance to…

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Midlander Jose Cuevas supports Senator Kel Seliger

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Don’t Take Our Water for Granted! Join Kel’s SD 31 Water Team Today!

Below is a pdf of a mail piece Kel sent out to voters across SD 31 reminding them of the importance of Voting November 5th for State Constitutional Amendment #6.  This amendment will create the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas.


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Higher education and community colleges

Kel Lead the Fight for Affordable & Accountable Colleges!

Kel and Nancy have put two boys through college. They know first-hand the rapidly rising costs associated with higher education and the burden placed on Texas families.

That’s why…

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State spending down 11.5% since 2002

Kel Delivered on Tax Cuts & Balanced Budget
Texas lawmakers during the 83rd Regular Session approved a balanced, two-year budget, which cut taxes and fees by $1.4 billion while boosting funds for priority issues including public education,…

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Sen. Kel Seliger says there are two things every Texan can do for water: conserve, vote yes for Prop 6

By Kel Seliger | District 31 state senator

- Ninety-seven percent of the state is currently still in a drought.

- State reservoirs are only 66 percent full.

- Groundwater supplies nearly 60 percent of the water needs in Texas.

I am not…

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Seliger: Transportation funding must include rural Texas


AUSTIN — Sen. Kel Seliger, who voted against the transportation funding bill the Texas Legislature approved during the third special session Gov. Rick Perry called this year, has been appointed to an…

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Seliger Checks Out Administration of STAAR Test

The fact Sen. Kel Seliger (R-Amarillo) finds the administration of the new STAAR assessment in Midland this morning to be “efficient and professional” would hardly seem noteworthy, except for the fact that Seliger might possibly be the next…

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Ribbon Cutting Celebrates Completion Of US 87 Overpass In Dumas

Travelers on the Ports-to-Plains Corridor in Dumas, TX can welcome improved safety and mobility with the completion of a $16 million railroad overpass. Texas Transportation Commissioner Fred…

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