A new New Hampshire State Prison for Women, originally slated to open in Concord in the fall of 2016, is running $12 million over budget and will be delayed by one year.
NHPR's newsroom has been covering issues surrounding the current women's prison in Goffstown, as well as the resources and funding issues that have faced New Hampshire's Department of Corrections in recent years. Reporter Emily Corwin was the recipient of a 2014 Gracie Award for her journalism on this issue.
Here is a timeline of NHPR's reporting on the history of the new state women's prison project and the larger resource and funding issues facing New Hampshire's Department of Corrections.
Hover over the left side of the screenshot below to scroll through previous stories and get the backstory behind this week's headlines. Click on any story to read or listen to the original reporting.