SPOTLIGHT: TX hospital forced to scale back bond issue

Managers at Parkland Health & Hospital System had hoped to get Dallas County (TX) voters to approve a $747 million bond issue to fund a replacement hospital. Instead, worried about rattling voters--who would have to pay higher property taxes--they've scaled back their plans. Among other things, they've combined plans for two buildings--a medical/surg and trauma center will be combined with a women-and-infants center. Article

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