Jeff Cohen http://news.stlpublicradio.org en New Law Stubs Toe On A Tough Unknown: Who Owns The Guns? http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/new-law-stubs-toe-tough-unknown-who-owns-guns Transcript <p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: <p>It appears thousands of Connecticut residents may have failed to comply with that state's new gun registration law. The sale of guns categorized by the state as assault weapons were banned after Newtown. Connecticut also created a registry for residents who already own them. Failure to register is a felony. But Jeff Cohen of member station WNPR reports that officials have no way to identify the new group of criminals and no plans to round them up. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 21:05:00 +0000 Jeff Cohen 33910 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org One Year After Newtown, Still No Answer To 'Why' http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/one-year-after-newtown-still-no-answer-why As Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy sped from Hartford to Newtown nearly a year ago, the death toll kept rising. When he arrived on the scene, he found himself in charge — and it fell to him to answer the question: How long should family members have to wait to learn that their loved ones were gone?<p>Malloy decided that he was going to do what he thought was right. Fri, 13 Dec 2013 09:48:00 +0000 Jeff Cohen 32220 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org One Year After Newtown, Still No Answer To 'Why' Connecticut Takes Obamacare To The People http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/connecticut-takes-obamacare-people All across Connecticut, you can see billboards and TV ads, hear radio spots and get pamphlets about how to get insurance under the new health care law starting Oct. 1.<p>But the state is also using less traditional, and more expensive, ways to get the word out.<p>At state beaches this summer, outreach workers handed out tubes of sunscreen that said, "Get Covered." The state is opening up Apple-like <a href="http://courantblogs.com/dan-haar/health-exchange-to-open-obamacare-storefronts-in-seven-ct-cities/">storefronts</a>. Thu, 12 Sep 2013 21:06:00 +0000 Jeff Cohen 29860 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Connecticut Takes Obamacare To The People