Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Udall Touts Fed Funds for Semos Unlimited.(Journal North)

Byline: Journal Staff Report

WASHINGTON. Rep. Tom Udall, D-N.M., Wednesday welcomed the release of funding he helped secure for Santa Fe-based Semos Unlimited Inc.

In February's Fiscal Year 2003 Omnibus Appropriations measure, $500,000 was earmarked for the bilingual nonprofit.

"Semos Unlimited is dedicated to maintaining and sharing many aspects of Hispanic culture, particularly through the Spanish language," Udall said. "This federal funding signals a time of recognition and celebration of an enriched legacy, tradition, and culture that has been present in our country for over 400 years. I know that this funding will have a positive impact for New Mexico. …

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