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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Candidates seek to replace Foley on Montgomery County commission
 Candidates are lining up to replace Montgomery County Commissioner Dan Foley, a Democrat who is not running for re-election in 2018. Nominating petitions have been filed at the Montgomery County Board of Elections by Daryl Ward, a Democrat and senior pastor of Omega Baptist Church in Dayton, and former Miami Twp. Trustee Bob Matthews, a Republican...

Posted: 2 days ago

Candidates are lining up to replace Montgomery County Commissioner Dan Foley, a Democrat who is not running for re-election in 2018. Nominating petitions have been filed at the Montgomery County Board of Elections by Daryl Ward, a Democrat and senior pastor of Omega Baptist Church in Dayton, and former Miami Twp. Trustee Bob Matthews, a Republican...
Former stripper to launch second bid for governor
 A former exotic dancer who went by the name Luscious Larry is launching a second bid for Ohio governor. Larry Ealy of Trotwood has picked up petitions to run in the May 8 Democratic Primary, according to the Montgomery County Board of Elections. In 2014 Ealy and running mate Ken Gray of Cincinnati received 17,197 votes — 17 percent...

Posted: 2 days ago

A former exotic dancer who went by the name Luscious Larry is launching a second bid for Ohio governor. Larry Ealy of Trotwood has picked up petitions to run in the May 8 Democratic Primary, according to the Montgomery County Board of Elections. In 2014 Ealy and running mate Ken Gray of Cincinnati received 17,197 votes — 17 percent...
Controversial Ohio Justice O’Neill to step down from bench on Jan. 26 and run for governor
 Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O’Neill will resign from the court Jan. 26, according to a letter he sent Friday to Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who accepted the resignation.   Kasich, a Republican, will pick a successor to O’Neill, who is the court’s only Democrat. No timetable has been set, but a spokesman for Kasich...

Posted: 2 days ago

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O’Neill will resign from the court Jan. 26, according to a letter he sent Friday to Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who accepted the resignation.   Kasich, a Republican, will pick a successor to O’Neill, who is the court’s only Democrat. No timetable has been set, but a spokesman for Kasich...
Montgomery County recount leaves results unchanged
 The Montgomery County Board of Elections recount in three races leaves results unchanged, said Jan Kelly, director of the board. Automatic recounts completed this week were required in races where the margin of difference in the vote fell within one-half of one percent. As a result of the recount, the official results from the Nov. 7 election...

Posted: 3 days ago

The Montgomery County Board of Elections recount in three races leaves results unchanged, said Jan Kelly, director of the board. Automatic recounts completed this week were required in races where the margin of difference in the vote fell within one-half of one percent. As a result of the recount, the official results from the Nov. 7 election...
Ohio offers a whopping 269 specialty license plates
 Do you want to broadcast to the world your love for wildlife or amateur radio? Corvettes? Smokey Bear? Superman? The Cincinnati Reds? What better way to be seen than your license plate. Ohio has a specialty license plate for just about anything you might want to support if you are willing to pony up some extra cash when you renew your plates...

Posted: 4 days ago

Do you want to broadcast to the world your love for wildlife or amateur radio? Corvettes? Smokey Bear? Superman? The Cincinnati Reds? What better way to be seen than your license plate. Ohio has a specialty license plate for just about anything you might want to support if you are willing to pony up some extra cash when you renew your plates...
Richard Cordray brings governor campaign to Dayton
 Democrat Richard Cordray brought his brand new campaign for Ohio governor to Dayton on Wednesday as one of his rivals announced he won’t be pulling out of the race after all. Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O’Neill on Wednesday backed off his pledge to drop out of the 2018 Democratic race for governor if Cordray entered the race...

Posted: 4 days ago

Democrat Richard Cordray brought his brand new campaign for Ohio governor to Dayton on Wednesday as one of his rivals announced he won’t be pulling out of the race after all. Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O’Neill on Wednesday backed off his pledge to drop out of the 2018 Democratic race for governor if Cordray entered the race...
Supreme court justice not leaving race for Ohio governor
 Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O’Neill on Wednesday backed off his pledge to drop out of the 2018 Democratic race for governor if Richard Cordray entered the race. Cordray announced on Tuesday that he is running for the Democratic nomination. O’Neill, whose entry into the race while remaining on the bench is controversial, now...

Posted: 4 days ago

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O’Neill on Wednesday backed off his pledge to drop out of the 2018 Democratic race for governor if Richard Cordray entered the race. Cordray announced on Tuesday that he is running for the Democratic nomination. O’Neill, whose entry into the race while remaining on the bench is controversial, now...
Changes sought as driver suspensions pile up
 Drivers in Ohio can lose their license for actions that have nothing to do with driving. Failing to pay child support. Dropping out of high school. Getting caught smoking as a juvenile. Skipping a court date or failing to pay fines on misdemeanor charges. And if drivers are among the 5,400 randomly selected each week to get a letter in the...

Posted: 9 days ago

Drivers in Ohio can lose their license for actions that have nothing to do with driving. Failing to pay child support. Dropping out of high school. Getting caught smoking as a juvenile. Skipping a court date or failing to pay fines on misdemeanor charges. And if drivers are among the 5,400 randomly selected each week to get a letter in the...
With driver’s license suspensions soaring, lawmakers seek solutions
 Ohio lawmakers seem ready to relax some restrictions on the driving privileges of those who have lost their licenses and have little means to pay the reinstatement fees. At least three bills related to license suspensions are pending in the Ohio legislature. In one, co-sponsored by Jim Butler, R-Ohio, limited driving privileges would be restored...

Posted: 9 days ago

Ohio lawmakers seem ready to relax some restrictions on the driving privileges of those who have lost their licenses and have little means to pay the reinstatement fees. At least three bills related to license suspensions are pending in the Ohio legislature. In one, co-sponsored by Jim Butler, R-Ohio, limited driving privileges would be restored...
What they’re saying: DeWine-Husted ticket draws strong Ohio reactions
 Mike DeWine and Jon Husted will run as a ticket for Ohio governor, the Republicans announced Thursday at the University of Dayton. DeWine, the state attorney general, will run for governor and Husted, the secretary of state, will seek to become lieutenant governor. The race for the GOP nomination also includes U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci of Wadsworth...

Posted: 10 days ago

Mike DeWine and Jon Husted will run as a ticket for Ohio governor, the Republicans announced Thursday at the University of Dayton. DeWine, the state attorney general, will run for governor and Husted, the secretary of state, will seek to become lieutenant governor. The race for the GOP nomination also includes U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci of Wadsworth...
Montgomery County Sheriff Phil Plummer to run for Ohio House
 Montgomery County Sheriff Phil Plummer is running for the 40th Ohio House seat now held by term-limited state Rep. Mike Henne, R-Clayton, but plans to remain sheriff throughout the 2018 campaign.   House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger introduced and endorsed Plummer at a Dayton Country Club press conference Friday morning, saying the...

Posted: 10 days ago

Montgomery County Sheriff Phil Plummer is running for the 40th Ohio House seat now held by term-limited state Rep. Mike Henne, R-Clayton, but plans to remain sheriff throughout the 2018 campaign.   House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger introduced and endorsed Plummer at a Dayton Country Club press conference Friday morning, saying the...