Dorothea Dix

Politics & Government
7:20 am
Thu May 30, 2013

House Passes Bill Giving Dix Lease Another Year

Dorothea Dix campus
Credit Dave DeWitt

Lawmakers in the State House have passed a compromise measure that would give state and Raleigh city officials more time to work out a lease to create a destination park.

The bill would give officials a year to work out a different lease agreement for the city's Dorothea Dix property. It would dissolve the current lease signed by then-Democratic governor Beverly Perdue and Raleigh city officials.

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