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Readshaw announces retirement, clearing the way for progressive challenger

BY: - January 7, 2020

Progressive Jessica Benham, a local advocate for people with disabilities and first-time candidate for office, wished Readshaw well in retirment.

The number of disabled people who live at state-run centers has dwindled. That doesn’t mean closing them isn’t controversial

BY: - October 15, 2019

Why is closing state centers for the disabled controversial? Funding is tight, change is scary, and many are not happy with the process.