Governor’s Weekly Message: Making Progress: Employment Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities

(Wilmington, DE) In his weekly message, Governor Markell shares an update on his initiative as Chair of the National Governors Association, which will be highlighted during the NGA’s Winter Meeting this weekend.

“As I join with my colleagues from across the country in Washington D.C. this weekend our Winter Meeting, we will continue to raise awareness with Governors and the private sector about the benefits of hiring individuals with disabilities, with two of the nationally televised sessions focused on this topic,” said Governor Markell. “By this summer, we will develop a blueprint with concrete steps that states and businesses can take to provide opportunities that benefit both individuals with disabilities and the companies that employ them. Coming together to ensure we provide every person with the best possible chance to achieve personal and professional success will keep our country and our state moving forward.”

Transcript of the Governor’s Weekly Message:  Making Progress: Employment Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities

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