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Tarrant County Hospital Board Stalls on Transparency

Tarrant County Hospital Board Stalls on Transparency

The recording and publishing of public meetings is a best practice that’s been broadly adopted by many governments in Texas. But despite discussions surrounding a $1 billion debt plan still looming, the appointed board charged with oversight of Tarrant County’s...

Tarrant Taxpayers Win

Tarrant Taxpayers Win

The Tarrant County Commissioner’s Court indicated they would not place the $809 million bond on November’s ballot.

JPS: The $258 Million Discrepancy

JPS: The $258 Million Discrepancy

John Peter Smith Hospital (JPS) and the  Tarrant County Commissioner’s Court have overlooked yet another obvious problem with the faulty financial forecasts underlying their $809 million debt proposal—hundreds of millions of dollars in ambiguous “operational...

JPS Bond Backed by Empty Promises

JPS Bond Backed by Empty Promises

Tarrant County officials led by County Judge Glen Whitley are colluding with JPS insiders to ram through a problematic billion-dollar debt deal. The two most recent revelations are the County Court waited to seek constituent input until all the details of the bond...

JPS Debt Plan Based on Faulty Assumptions

JPS Debt Plan Based on Faulty Assumptions

A myriad of unanswered questions still surround the $809 million debt plan proposed by JPS, the safety-net hospital network overseen by the Tarrant County Commissioners Court. The problem lies with the far-fetched financial forecast and dubious assumptions underlying...