Collin County Judge Pushes Back Against Criticism for Being Miserly; Here's Why He's Wrong

Dear Collin County Judge Keith Self,We see you've bristled at our editorial calling on Collin and surrounding counties to pay their fair share for their uninsured residents who receive care at Parkland Hospital.We understand how an elected official would speak out to try to protect his taxpayers. But in your lengthy note posted on social media and emailed to your constituents, you failed to answer the fundamental question: Why should Dallas County foot the bill for indigent patients who live elsewhere?You even had the gall to wrongly accuse us and Parkland CEO Fred Cerise of trying to protect Parkland by "pilfering from someone else's pocketbook."  Continue reading...

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