Shalanda Young

U.S. Senate confirms Shalanda Young as first Black woman to head up White House budget agency

BY: - March 17, 2022

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate made history Tuesday when it confirmed Louisiana’s Shalanda Young as White House budget director. Young, former staff director for the House Appropriations Committee, will become the first Black woman to head up the Cabinet-level agency that releases the president’s budget request, oversees federal agencies’ performance and reviews significant federal regulations. […]

Two U.S. Senate committees back Louisiana’s Shalanda Young as budget director

BY: - February 11, 2022

WASHINGTON — Two U.S. Senate panels voted Wednesday to send the nomination of Louisiana native Shalanda Young for White House budget director to the floor, setting up a final confirmation vote for the Cabinet-level position. The Budget Committee voted 15-6 in the morning and the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee voted 8-6 in the […]

Louisiana’s Shalanda Young fields questions on Hyde amendment in OMB confirmation hearing

BY: - February 2, 2022

WASHINGTON — Louisiana native Shalanda Young on Tuesday moved one step closer to formally becoming the Biden administration’s top budget official, though it wasn’t immediately clear if she’d receive broad Republican support. Young, who became deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget in March, testified for hours before the Senate Homeland Security and […]