Lynn Hulsey

Lynn Hulsey is an investigative and political reporter who has worked at the Dayton Daily News since 1995.She has written about chemical dangers, secrecy at publicly-funded development groups, flawed public pension systems, abuse of government contract set-aside programs and fraudulent social service providers.She has won awards from the Associated Press, the Society of Professional Journalists, the Ohio Newspaper Women’s Association, the Best of Cox Award and the Education Writers Association’s National Awards for Education Reporting.A native of the Dayton area, Hulsey graduated from the University of Dayton and lives in Montgomery County.

Latest from Lynn Hulsey

Crowded governor field puts Democratic race up for grabs
 Nobody denies the Democratic field of candidates running for Ohio governor is crowded. But the whether that is a good thing for the party — and its fortunes in November — depends on how the five candidates behave, according to political experts and party officials. “I am not sure we can assume that a tight primary will damage...

Posted: 3 days ago

Nobody denies the Democratic field of candidates running for Ohio governor is crowded. But the whether that is a good thing for the party — and its fortunes in November — depends on how the five candidates behave, according to political experts and party officials. “I am not sure we can assume that a tight primary will damage...
Democrat Kucinich picks running mate in Ohio governor’s race
 Former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich on Friday chose Akron City Councilwoman Tara Samples as his running mate in his bid for Ohio governor. Samples fills out the field of lieutenant governor candidates in the 2018 race to replace Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who is term limited. Kucinich, 71, on Wednesday announced his decision to run in the Democratic...

Posted: 4 days ago

Former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich on Friday chose Akron City Councilwoman Tara Samples as his running mate in his bid for Ohio governor. Samples fills out the field of lieutenant governor candidates in the 2018 race to replace Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who is term limited. Kucinich, 71, on Wednesday announced his decision to run in the Democratic...
Local state House seat drawing lots of candidates for competitive district
 The Dayton region’s most competitively balanced Ohio House district is getting plenty of attention with the filing deadline less than three weeks away. Republican Clayton Councilman Kenny Henning on Friday formally announced he is running for the 43rd House District seat, which is split almost 50-50 between Democrats and Republicans...

Posted: 4 days ago

The Dayton region’s most competitively balanced Ohio House district is getting plenty of attention with the filing deadline less than three weeks away. Republican Clayton Councilman Kenny Henning on Friday formally announced he is running for the 43rd House District seat, which is split almost 50-50 between Democrats and Republicans...
Rezabek to seek judgeship, opens up hot race for Ohio House seat and Dan Foley confirms he’s running
 State Rep. Jeff Rezabek, R-Clayton, announced on Thursday that he will not seek re-election and will instead run for Montgomery County Common Pleas Court Juvenile division judge. His decision will likely lead to one of the hottest Statehouse races in the region as the Ohio 43rd is one of the most evenly divided politically in the Dayton area...

Posted: 5 days ago

State Rep. Jeff Rezabek, R-Clayton, announced on Thursday that he will not seek re-election and will instead run for Montgomery County Common Pleas Court Juvenile division judge. His decision will likely lead to one of the hottest Statehouse races in the region as the Ohio 43rd is one of the most evenly divided politically in the Dayton area...
U.S. Senate candidates Renacci and Brown spar over Trump’s comment about immigrants
 President Donald Trump’s reported use of the word “shithole” to describe Haiti, El Salvador and African countries is not a term that Republican Senate candidate U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci said he would have used. But, said Renacci, Trump “many times says what people are thinking.” In an interview with the Dayton Daily...

Posted: 9 days ago

President Donald Trump’s reported use of the word “shithole” to describe Haiti, El Salvador and African countries is not a term that Republican Senate candidate U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci said he would have used. But, said Renacci, Trump “many times says what people are thinking.” In an interview with the Dayton Daily...
Ohio Senate candidate: President Trump ‘says what people are thinking’
 As politicians from both parties weighed in on reports that President Donald Trump referred to countries such as Haiti and El Salvador as “shithole” countries, two key Ohio Republicans responded in wildly different ways. Ohio Rep. Jim Renacci, who dropped out of the GOP gubernatorial primary Thursday in order to run for the U...

Posted: 11 days ago

As politicians from both parties weighed in on reports that President Donald Trump referred to countries such as Haiti and El Salvador as “shithole” countries, two key Ohio Republicans responded in wildly different ways. Ohio Rep. Jim Renacci, who dropped out of the GOP gubernatorial primary Thursday in order to run for the U...
Ohio Republican Senate race battle of multimillionaires
 Ohio’s U.S. Senate Republican primary now pits two multi-millionaires against each other, with both claiming the anti-establishment mantle. Cleveland investment banker Mike Gibbons was already in the GOP race when front-runner, Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel, dropped out last week. On Thursday, U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci, R-Wadsworth, said he...

Posted: 11 days ago

Ohio’s U.S. Senate Republican primary now pits two multi-millionaires against each other, with both claiming the anti-establishment mantle. Cleveland investment banker Mike Gibbons was already in the GOP race when front-runner, Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel, dropped out last week. On Thursday, U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci, R-Wadsworth, said he...
Ohio looks for ways to change how congressional districts are drawn
 A Republican redistricting proposal drew a stiff rebuke from the groups gathering signatures for a proposed constitutional amendment in November, meaning Ohio could have separate ballot issues this year that change how congressional districts are drawn. Unless the parties agree on a single plan, the Republican proposal could appear on the...

Posted: 12 days ago

A Republican redistricting proposal drew a stiff rebuke from the groups gathering signatures for a proposed constitutional amendment in November, meaning Ohio could have separate ballot issues this year that change how congressional districts are drawn. Unless the parties agree on a single plan, the Republican proposal could appear on the...
Will former Ohio State coach Jim Tressel run for U.S. Senate? He says ‘no.’
 Former Ohio State Buckeyes Coach Jim Tressel is reportedly the dream U.S. Senate candidate for some Ohio Republicans, according to a Sports Illustrated story. But Tressel, 65, spiked such speculation via Twitter today. “Appreciate so much the kind words regarding the US Senate campaign. Such an important role. Admire what our Senators...

Posted: 12 days ago

Former Ohio State Buckeyes Coach Jim Tressel is reportedly the dream U.S. Senate candidate for some Ohio Republicans, according to a Sports Illustrated story. But Tressel, 65, spiked such speculation via Twitter today. “Appreciate so much the kind words regarding the US Senate campaign. Such an important role. Admire what our Senators...
Mike Gibbons says he will beat Sherrod Brown, puts $5M in Senate race but may first face Renacci
 The Republican race for U.S. Senate in Ohio appears to be in flux with the front runner out, the remaining candidate promising a huge cash infusion of his own money, and a conservative author and a candidate for governor both considering runs. Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike Gibbons is hoping the $5 million cash infusion he will give...

Posted: 13 days ago

The Republican race for U.S. Senate in Ohio appears to be in flux with the front runner out, the remaining candidate promising a huge cash infusion of his own money, and a conservative author and a candidate for governor both considering runs. Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike Gibbons is hoping the $5 million cash infusion he will give...