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Lance Lambert

Lance Lambert is an All Media Journalist for the Dayton Daily News.

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State to pump $1B into school construction, higher ed
 The $2.6 billion capital budget that was unveiled in Columbus Tuesday includes more than a billion dollars for local school construction and higher education, an investment lawmakers say is possible because of the state’s improved financial health. “Because of Ohio’s strong fiscal health, we can make responsible investments...

8:38 PM Tuesday, Apr. 12, 2016

The $2.6 billion capital budget that was unveiled in Columbus Tuesday includes more than a billion dollars for local school construction and higher education, an investment lawmakers say is possible because of the state’s improved financial health. “Because of Ohio’s strong fiscal health, we can make responsible investments...
Payroll Project: Vandalia’s highest-paid employees
 Local governments make payroll with your money. That’s why the I-Team is using Ohio public records laws to assemble and analyze payroll data for governments across our region. According to those records, the city of Vandalia had 18 employees earn six figures in 2015. Meanwhile the city of 15,139 residents had 195 public servants earning...

7:23 PM Monday, Apr. 11, 2016

Local governments make payroll with your money. That’s why the I-Team is using Ohio public records laws to assemble and analyze payroll data for governments across our region. According to those records, the city of Vandalia had 18 employees earn six figures in 2015. Meanwhile the city of 15,139 residents had 195 public servants earning...
Payroll Project: Xenia adds more six-figure employees
 Local governments make payroll with your money. That’s why the I-Team is using Ohio public records law to assemble and analyze payroll data for governments across our region. According to those records, the city of Xenia had 11 employees earn six figures in 2015, compared to 7 in 2014. That’s a 57 percent increase. Meanwhile,...

3:25 PM Friday, Apr. 08, 2016

Local governments make payroll with your money. That’s why the I-Team is using Ohio public records law to assemble and analyze payroll data for governments across our region. According to those records, the city of Xenia had 11 employees earn six figures in 2015, compared to 7 in 2014. That’s a 57 percent increase. Meanwhile,...
UD to spend $7M to upgrade dining at Kennedy Union
 The University of Dayton plans to beef up its main dining hall with larger selections and top-flight amenities in an effort to attract students and meet demand. The university announced this week that it will spend $7 million to renovate dining areas in the Kennedy Union. UD plans to create three “micro-restaurants” and a café...

7:54 PM Thursday, Apr. 07, 2016

The University of Dayton plans to beef up its main dining hall with larger selections and top-flight amenities in an effort to attract students and meet demand. The university announced this week that it will spend $7 million to renovate dining areas in the Kennedy Union. UD plans to create three “micro-restaurants” and a café...
Payroll Project: Miamisburg’s highest-paid employees

8:36 PM Tuesday, Apr. 05, 2016

Local governments make payroll with your money. That’s why the I-Team is using Ohio public records laws to assemble and analyze payroll data for governments across our region. According to those records, the city of Miamisburg had 13 employees earn more than six figures in 2015, compared to 12 in 2014. Here are the five highest-paid...
UD to build $11M student apartment building
 The University of Dayton is planning to build an $11 million, four-story apartment building in the south student neighborhood, another step toward its goal of “housing all undergraduates in university-owned housing.” About 90 percent of UD undergraduates currently live on campus in housing ranging from traditional residence halls...

5:34 PM Thursday, Mar. 31, 2016

The University of Dayton is planning to build an $11 million, four-story apartment building in the south student neighborhood, another step toward its goal of “housing all undergraduates in university-owned housing.” About 90 percent of UD undergraduates currently live on campus in housing ranging from traditional residence halls...
Payroll Project: Oakwood’s highest-paid employees
 Local governments make payroll with your money. That’s why the I-Team is using Ohio public records laws to assemble and analyze payroll data for governments across our region. According to those records, the city of Oakwood had 28 employees earn more than six figures in 2015, compared to 19 in 2014. Here are the five-highest paid city...

2:40 PM Thursday, Mar. 31, 2016

Local governments make payroll with your money. That’s why the I-Team is using Ohio public records laws to assemble and analyze payroll data for governments across our region. According to those records, the city of Oakwood had 28 employees earn more than six figures in 2015, compared to 19 in 2014. Here are the five-highest paid city...
Payroll Project: Centerville’s highest-paid employees
 Local governments make payroll with your money. That’s why the I-Team is using Ohio public records laws to assemble and analyze payroll data for governments across our region. According to those records, the city of Centerville had 14 employees earning more than six figures in 2015, compared to 10 in 2014. Here are the five-highest...

2:04 PM Tuesday, Mar. 29, 2016

Local governments make payroll with your money. That’s why the I-Team is using Ohio public records laws to assemble and analyze payroll data for governments across our region. According to those records, the city of Centerville had 14 employees earning more than six figures in 2015, compared to 10 in 2014. Here are the five-highest...
Overtime pushes pay for many over $100K
 The number of local government employees who earned more than $100,000 last year swelled in some cities and townships, with overtime pay allowing police officers and firefighters to compete with chiefs and administrators for the biggest paychecks. The city of Kettering led the pack with 105 employees bringing in six figures in gross pay in...

4:00 AM Saturday, Mar. 26, 2016

The number of local government employees who earned more than $100,000 last year swelled in some cities and townships, with overtime pay allowing police officers and firefighters to compete with chiefs and administrators for the biggest paychecks. The city of Kettering led the pack with 105 employees bringing in six figures in gross pay in...
Wright State rejects new logo, keeps Wilbur
 Wright State University President David Hopkins says the school is scrapping a new logo that was unveiled last month for reasons that included “a number of deficiencies in the design.” The university said Thursday that it will keep its current logo after considering feedback from community members, faculty, staff and students...

10:21 PM Thursday, Mar. 17, 2016

Wright State University President David Hopkins says the school is scrapping a new logo that was unveiled last month for reasons that included “a number of deficiencies in the design.” The university said Thursday that it will keep its current logo after considering feedback from community members, faculty, staff and students...
College proposals could cut costs, Clark State leaders say
 At the center of Gov. John Kasich’s recent policy recommendations are a slew of higher education policy changes geared toward creating more affordable pathways for a college degree. Highlights of Kasich’s 2016 mid-biennium review include allowing community colleges to create bachelor’s degrees, tuition agreements with other...

9:41 PM Thursday, Mar. 17, 2016

At the center of Gov. John Kasich’s recent policy recommendations are a slew of higher education policy changes geared toward creating more affordable pathways for a college degree. Highlights of Kasich’s 2016 mid-biennium review include allowing community colleges to create bachelor’s degrees, tuition agreements with other...