Masters Theses/Capstone Projects

Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science in Allied Health (MS)


Dr. Paul Longenecker


Healthcare, Budget, Ohio, Politics, Policy, Hospital

Subject Categories

Health and Medical Administration | Higher Education


In attempts to make government fair and equitable, the process of any bill but especially the budget bill can be extremely convoluted and difficult to follow. I was able to learn how to navigate the system and understand the processes by which things happen at the statehouse.

The statehouse is filled with representatives of countless interest groups all fighting for their opinion of how things should be done. As demonstrated by this budget cycle, government can be a push and pull directed by politics, personal opinions, and countless other factors, which may result in nothing getting done.



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