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

3 reasons Wright-Patterson is top choice for F-35 program
 The process of bringing the F-35 Lightning II Hybrid Product Support Integrator organization to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will likely start within months, a senator told the Dayton Daily News. Sen. Rob Portman, R- OH, said the consolidation of the current F-35 program could start within the next few months. The current F-35 HPSI organization...

Posted: 4 hours ago

The process of bringing the F-35 Lightning II Hybrid Product Support Integrator organization to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will likely start within months, a senator told the Dayton Daily News. Sen. Rob Portman, R- OH, said the consolidation of the current F-35 program could start within the next few months. The current F-35 HPSI organization...
Lawmakers put partisan differences aside in recent series of area announcements
 Despite all the partisan rancor in Columbus and Washington, a recent spate of announcements by area lawmakers shows the two parties can at times carve out some middle ground. “Not all issues are really partisan in nature. Not every issue is ideological,” said Mark Caleb Smith, director of the Center for Political Studies at Cedarville...

Posted: a day ago

Despite all the partisan rancor in Columbus and Washington, a recent spate of announcements by area lawmakers shows the two parties can at times carve out some middle ground. “Not all issues are really partisan in nature. Not every issue is ideological,” said Mark Caleb Smith, director of the Center for Political Studies at Cedarville...
Rob Portman says Trump pick for Attorney General is a ‘smart guy,’ will likely get confirmed
 Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, told the Dayton Daily News Friday that he believes the Senate will confirm William Barr as attorney general, replacing Jeff Sessions who was fired last month by President Donald Trump. Portman met with reporters for the paper a short time after Trump announced that he would appoint Barr to replace Sessions. The announcement...

Posted: 3 days ago

Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, told the Dayton Daily News Friday that he believes the Senate will confirm William Barr as attorney general, replacing Jeff Sessions who was fired last month by President Donald Trump. Portman met with reporters for the paper a short time after Trump announced that he would appoint Barr to replace Sessions. The announcement...
Fee amnesty for suspended drivers begins in January in Ohio
 More than a third of the 1.1 million Ohioans who have suspended driver licenses will have the chance to get behind the wheel again under a new reinstatement fee amnesty program that seeks to remove a hurdle for some to go to work or school. The six-month program, which begins Jan. 31, isn’t available to people whose offense involved...

Posted: 6 days ago

More than a third of the 1.1 million Ohioans who have suspended driver licenses will have the chance to get behind the wheel again under a new reinstatement fee amnesty program that seeks to remove a hurdle for some to go to work or school. The six-month program, which begins Jan. 31, isn’t available to people whose offense involved...
Dog Licenses
Montgomery County kicked off its 2017 dog licensing effort Dec. 4, 2016, with a news conference in the county building. Two dogs available for adoption were on hand. Pictured are Jessie Sullivan of SICSA holding Royal, a pitbull terrier mix, county Animal Resource Center Director Mark Kumpf, and ARC employee Estelle Johnson holding a Yorkshire...

Posted: 10 days ago

Montgomery County kicked off its 2017 dog licensing effort Dec. 4, 2016, with a news conference in the county building. Two dogs available for adoption were on hand. Pictured are Jessie Sullivan of SICSA holding Royal, a pitbull terrier mix, county Animal Resource Center Director Mark Kumpf, and ARC employee Estelle Johnson holding a Yorkshire...
5 ways manufacturing is on the upswing in Dayton again
 The manufacturing sector in the Miami Valley is recovering after a long decline, but this isn’t your father’s factory. Automation and technology have displaced some workers while boosting overall productivity. More highly skilled workers are needed to operate, manage and maintain the high-tech equipment that is used in today&rsquo...

Posted: 26 days ago

The manufacturing sector in the Miami Valley is recovering after a long decline, but this isn’t your father’s factory. Automation and technology have displaced some workers while boosting overall productivity. More highly skilled workers are needed to operate, manage and maintain the high-tech equipment that is used in today&rsquo...
What industries dominate Dayton’s economy? 3 sectors take the lead 
 Manufacturing companies remain a strong component in the Dayton region economy, making up $16.4 billion — nearly one-quarter — of the $76 billion Gross Regional Product, according to data from Emsi, a labor market analytics company, provided by the Dayton Development Coalition. But development officials have also worked to diversify...

Posted: 29 days ago

Manufacturing companies remain a strong component in the Dayton region economy, making up $16.4 billion — nearly one-quarter — of the $76 billion Gross Regional Product, according to data from Emsi, a labor market analytics company, provided by the Dayton Development Coalition. But development officials have also worked to diversify...
These top 5 companies drive Dayton-area economy. Are they ready for the future?
 The Dayton region’s five largest companies are in a strong position financially but all face challenges unique to their industries, as well as a common dilemma: finding workers with the right skills. Together the five private businesses employ more than 33,000 workers locally, and encompass industries that are among the most vital to...

11:00 AM Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018

The Dayton region’s five largest companies are in a strong position financially but all face challenges unique to their industries, as well as a common dilemma: finding workers with the right skills. Together the five private businesses employ more than 33,000 workers locally, and encompass industries that are among the most vital to...
Plummer, Butler, Antani, Perales, Smith among winners in local Ohio House races
 Republicans won all contested Dayton region Ohio House seats in Tuesday election. In the Dayton region Republican Montgomery County Sheriff Phil Plummer won the House 40th District and newcomer Jena Powell won the 80th, according to the Ohio Secretary of State’s website. State Reps. Niraj Antani, R-Miamisburg, Rick Perales, R-Beavercreek...

11:00 PM Tuesday, Nov. 06, 2018

Republicans won all contested Dayton region Ohio House seats in Tuesday election. In the Dayton region Republican Montgomery County Sheriff Phil Plummer won the House 40th District and newcomer Jena Powell won the 80th, according to the Ohio Secretary of State’s website. State Reps. Niraj Antani, R-Miamisburg, Rick Perales, R-Beavercreek...
Election highlights: DeWine wins, some familiar names lose, Dayton OKs marijuana issue and more
 Ohio voters picked a new governor, backed the full slate of Republicans to statewide non-judicial offices and killed Issue 1. Local voters backed the Five Rivers MetroParks levy and Dayton voters OK’d effort to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana. It also was a night where some familiar faces lost their seats locally...

11:00 AM Tuesday, Nov. 06, 2018

Ohio voters picked a new governor, backed the full slate of Republicans to statewide non-judicial offices and killed Issue 1. Local voters backed the Five Rivers MetroParks levy and Dayton voters OK’d effort to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana. It also was a night where some familiar faces lost their seats locally...
Unofficial results: Republican Smith beats Foley in tight 43rd Ohio House District race; Foley says he won’t yet concede
 Democrat Dan Foley is not conceding the 43rd District seat in the Ohio House race against Republican State Rep. J. Todd Smith. The unofficial results show Smith, of Jackson Twp., narrowly defeated Foley with 50.53 percent, while Foley garnered 49.47 percent of the vote.  “We'll be doing our due diligence checking on...

5:00 AM Tuesday, Nov. 06, 2018

Democrat Dan Foley is not conceding the 43rd District seat in the Ohio House race against Republican State Rep. J. Todd Smith. The unofficial results show Smith, of Jackson Twp., narrowly defeated Foley with 50.53 percent, while Foley garnered 49.47 percent of the vote.  “We'll be doing our due diligence checking on...