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LCV Statement on Historic Office of Management and Budget Nominations

Nov 24, 2021

Courtnee Connon, 727-744-4163,

Washington, D.C. — In response to the historic nominations of Shalanda Young to be the first Black woman as Director and Nani Coloretti to be one of the highest government officials identifying as Asian American, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander as Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) released the following statement from Senior Director of Government Affairs Matthew Davis:

“LCV congratulates Shalanda Young and Nani Coloretti on their historic nominations to serve as Director and Deputy Director of OMB, respectively. They each bring decades of government experience and leadership that will serve the Biden-Harris administration and the public exceptionally well. Together they will be a powerful force for effectively advancing federal budgets and improvements in the regulatory review process that could improve the lives of all people. We look forward to Shalanda Young and Nani Coloretti being confirmed quickly and their continued leadership ensuring that government budgets improve all communities’ air, land, and water, advance environmental justice, safeguard our democracy, and create good family-sustaining jobs.”