People with disabilities rally at Capitol

By Scott Finn 

More than 100 people with disabilities and their supporters rallied at the Capitol Thursday for Disability Advocacy Day. Their message for lawmakers: eliminate the long waiting lists to get help from state programs, and help people with disabilities stay in their own homes. They also remembered a fierce fighter for the disabled who died last year. 

People with disabilities in West Virginia lost one of their leading advocates when Ken Ervin died. But he’s left a mark on the state Capitol, from his portrait in a Capitol conference room to the impression he’s left on Gov. Joe Manchin…

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