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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.

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Lawmaker Jeff Rezabek won’t run for re-election to Ohio House
 State Rep. Jeff Rezabek, R-Clayton, announced today he will not seek re-election and will instead run for an unspecified Montgomery County office. Rezabek, an attorney specializing in juvenile cases, ran unsuccessfully for Montgomery County Common Pleas Court Juvenile division judge in 2012. He declined to say if he will run for the seat...

Posted: 11 hours ago

State Rep. Jeff Rezabek, R-Clayton, announced today he will not seek re-election and will instead run for an unspecified Montgomery County office. Rezabek, an attorney specializing in juvenile cases, ran unsuccessfully for Montgomery County Common Pleas Court Juvenile division judge in 2012. He declined to say if he will run for the seat...
Kucinich launches governor bid; is in area today
 Former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich today announced he will join the crowded Democratic field in the 2018 race for Ohio governor. Kucinich, a  former mayor of Cleveland, made it official at a rally in Middleburg Heights in Cuyahoga County. He pledged to focus on fighting poverty and violence and to promote economic opportunity the arts and education...

Posted: 16 hours ago

Former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich today announced he will join the crowded Democratic field in the 2018 race for Ohio governor. Kucinich, a former mayor of Cleveland, made it official at a rally in Middleburg Heights in Cuyahoga County. He pledged to focus on fighting poverty and violence and to promote economic opportunity the arts and education...
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: 3 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: 5 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: 6 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: 6 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: 6 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: 7 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...
‘Fire and Fury’ book flying off local bookstore shelves
 If you can’t wait to get your hands on “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” the controversial new book by Michael Wolff, there may be hope if you are willing to wait. Your best bet might be reserving an electronic copy of the book, which has earned the ire of President Donald Trump and led his former chief strategist...

Posted: 9 days ago

If you can’t wait to get your hands on “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” the controversial new book by Michael Wolff, there may be hope if you are willing to wait. Your best bet might be reserving an electronic copy of the book, which has earned the ire of President Donald Trump and led his former chief strategist...
Departures, 2018 election may reshape county government
 Two longtime elected officials announced in 2017 they would leave their Montgomery County posts, and another may depart if he wins election to the statehouse. The decisions will shape county government, law enforcement and how the courts are administered in coming years. Dan Foley, a Democrat, announced in October he would not run for re-election...

Posted: 18 days ago

Two longtime elected officials announced in 2017 they would leave their Montgomery County posts, and another may depart if he wins election to the statehouse. The decisions will shape county government, law enforcement and how the courts are administered in coming years. Dan Foley, a Democrat, announced in October he would not run for re-election...
2017 top stories: A year of transformation and tragedy in Dayton
 2017 was the best of times in Dayton and the worst of times, it was the year of huge development growth and a grim reminder of the opioid crisis that has ravaged our community. Downtown Dayton continued its development renaissance in 2017 with more than $428 million in new buildings opening or starting construction. Construction was started...

Posted: 19 days ago

2017 was the best of times in Dayton and the worst of times, it was the year of huge development growth and a grim reminder of the opioid crisis that has ravaged our community. Downtown Dayton continued its development renaissance in 2017 with more than $428 million in new buildings opening or starting construction. Construction was started...