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A Better Bottom Line: Employing People with Disabilities

Head shot of Gov. Jack Markell

Gov. Jack Markell

Head shot of Rep. Pete Sessions

Rep. Pete Sessions

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TJ Lavin

  • TJ Lavin, host of MTV’s “The Challenge,” recovered from a near fatal accident and is a supporter of people with disabilities.
  • Gov. Jack Markell (DE) is the immediate past chair of the National Governors Association and is the leading state advocate for employing people with disabilities. See the NGA’s Report here:
  • Rep. Pete Sessions, U.S. Congressman (R-TX) and chairman of the House Rules Committee, is one of the strongest advocates in Congress for people with disabilities. His son has Down syndrome and is an Eagle Scout.
  • With special guest 23 time Paralympian medalist Matt Cowdrey

70 percent of working-age Americans with disabilities are outside of the workforce (compared to 28 percent of people w/out disabilities). Taxpayers spend hundreds of BILLIONS a year in benefits to people with disabilities (PWDs), most of whom would rather work. Find out how we can save tax money and help millions of people at the same time! RespectAbilityUSA is a nonpartisan nonprofit organization devoted to enabling people with disabilities to achieve the American dream. If you need any further information, email us at [email protected]

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