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

We asked readers how to fix Dayton’s economy. This is what they told us.
 The nation’s economic recovery is driving down unemployment and and making life better for some people in the Dayton region. But many are left out of the economic recovery, as wages stagnate and thousands cannot find a job or are working in low-paying part-time jobs because they can’t find full-time work. The Dayton Daily News...

Posted: 8 days ago

The nation’s economic recovery is driving down unemployment and and making life better for some people in the Dayton region. But many are left out of the economic recovery, as wages stagnate and thousands cannot find a job or are working in low-paying part-time jobs because they can’t find full-time work. The Dayton Daily News...
7 things to know about Dayton’s economy
 The economy is in its ninth year of recovery and there are want ads posted for job openings all over the place. Employers say they are having a hard time finding workers and many are calling for more skills training. Critics say that employers would be able to fill jobs if they offered better pay and benefits. Here are 7 things we learned...

Posted: 9 days ago

The economy is in its ninth year of recovery and there are want ads posted for job openings all over the place. Employers say they are having a hard time finding workers and many are calling for more skills training. Critics say that employers would be able to fill jobs if they offered better pay and benefits. Here are 7 things we learned...
Meet the 66 top employers in the Dayton region. How big are they?
 The desire to make this community the best it can possibly be is what drove the Dayton Daily News to launch The Path Forward, which is a focused effort on finding solutions to the region’s most important problems. One of those major issues is the economy. Part of the solution is leveraging what is working, and there are plenty...

Posted: 10 days ago

The desire to make this community the best it can possibly be is what drove the Dayton Daily News to launch The Path Forward, which is a focused effort on finding solutions to the region’s most important problems. One of those major issues is the economy. Part of the solution is leveraging what is working, and there are plenty...
Burnishing Dayton’s image could bring new businesses
 Here’s what area experts say about the state of the economy in the Dayton region. Cassie Barlow, chief operating officer of the Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE): “Think about the power of all of our Miami Valley region counties coming together to attract (jobs) and doing it together. That’s one area...

Posted: 10 days ago

Here’s what area experts say about the state of the economy in the Dayton region. Cassie Barlow, chief operating officer of the Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE): “Think about the power of all of our Miami Valley region counties coming together to attract (jobs) and doing it together. That’s one area...
VIDEO: What do factory workers do? Look inside two local plants
 Manufacturing may have taken a hit in the Dayton region but plenty of products are still made here. In fact, the manufacturing sector makes up 22 percent of the Gross Regional Product in the 14-county Dayton region, according to EMSI data provided by the Dayton Development Coalition. A Dayton Daily News photographer and reporter went inside...

Posted: 11 days ago

Manufacturing may have taken a hit in the Dayton region but plenty of products are still made here. In fact, the manufacturing sector makes up 22 percent of the Gross Regional Product in the 14-county Dayton region, according to EMSI data provided by the Dayton Development Coalition. A Dayton Daily News photographer and reporter went inside...
Democrat Cordray says his workforce training plan will bring jobs
 Ohio gubernatorial candidate Rich Cordray laid out his plan to improve workforce training during a news conference Monday at Sinclair Community College. “College is one answer (but) it’s not the only path to the middle class,” said Cordray, standing among airplanes and drones at the National Unmanned Aerial Systems Training...

Posted: 11 days ago

Ohio gubernatorial candidate Rich Cordray laid out his plan to improve workforce training during a news conference Monday at Sinclair Community College. “College is one answer (but) it’s not the only path to the middle class,” said Cordray, standing among airplanes and drones at the National Unmanned Aerial Systems Training...
Major disconnect: Jobs unfilled despite thousands of unemployed
 The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says 20,000 unemployed people are looking for work in Montgomery, Greene and Miami counties, the three counties that make up the Dayton Metropolitan Statistical Area. But some employers look at the slim pickings they get from job fairs and want ads and wonder where all the good workers are. The disconnect...

Posted: 12 days ago

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says 20,000 unemployed people are looking for work in Montgomery, Greene and Miami counties, the three counties that make up the Dayton Metropolitan Statistical Area. But some employers look at the slim pickings they get from job fairs and want ads and wonder where all the good workers are. The disconnect...
How do we get the economy to boom for all?
 When it comes to jobs, the Dayton of yesterday – a manufacturing mecca dominated by big automobile companies paying top wages – will never be the Dayton of tomorrow. The nation’s long, steady economic recovery is bringing good economic news to our region, with the unemployment rate dropping and businesses hiring more workers...

Posted: 13 days ago

When it comes to jobs, the Dayton of yesterday – a manufacturing mecca dominated by big automobile companies paying top wages – will never be the Dayton of tomorrow. The nation’s long, steady economic recovery is bringing good economic news to our region, with the unemployment rate dropping and businesses hiring more workers...
Manufacturing jobs left unfilled as employers struggle to find qualified workers
Jennifer Duff, 43,of Beavercreek attended the Sinclair Community College Job Fair in June. She is a production worker at Pratt Industries in Lewisburg who wants to become a supervisor. Her plan is to earn a manufacturing management certificate at Sinclair and participate in the company apprenticeship program. Lynn Hulsey/STAFF

Posted: 15 days ago

Jennifer Duff, 43,of Beavercreek attended the Sinclair Community College Job Fair in June. She is a production worker at Pratt Industries in Lewisburg who wants to become a supervisor. Her plan is to earn a manufacturing management certificate at Sinclair and participate in the company apprenticeship program. Lynn Hulsey/STAFF
Local Congressman Jim Jordan: ‘I plan to run for speaker’
 Congressman Jim Jordan announced Thursday he intends to run for U.S. House of Representatives speaker in 2019 should Republicans retain the federal legislature’s lower chamber.  “Should the American people entrust us with the majority again in the 116th Congress, I plan to run for speaker of the House to bring real change...

Posted: 23 days ago

Congressman Jim Jordan announced Thursday he intends to run for U.S. House of Representatives speaker in 2019 should Republicans retain the federal legislature’s lower chamber.  “Should the American people entrust us with the majority again in the 116th Congress, I plan to run for speaker of the House to bring real change...