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David Matthau

David Matthau has been covering New Jersey news for more than 20 years, and he’s been New Jersey 101.5’s lead investigative reporter since 2000.

David has covered a number of breaking news stories, including the 9/11 Terror Attacks, the Jersey based Anthrax Attack Investigation, and the resignation of Governor Jim Mcgreevey.

Most recently, he served as the radio pool reporter – traveling with Governor Christie’s motorcade that toured areas of North Jersey devastated by hurricane Irene.

David has also covered the campaigns of former Governors McGreevey and Corzine, and current Governor Chris Christie, as well as U.S. Senators Frank Lautenberg and Bob Menendez.

Additionally, David broke the story – in a series of reports – on New Jersey’s crumbling, dangerous bridges.

David has won numerous Associated Press awards for coverage of Jersey stories, and he’s been featured as an expert reporter on CNN’s Nancy Grace show, covering various topics including the Prom Mom Baby dumped in Trash segment.

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AARP, lawmakers demand action in JCP&L rate case

Amid ongoing allegations that Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has been overcharging customers for years, dozens of AARP members joined a group of lawmakers in Trenton on Wednesday to call on the Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to crackdown on the utility.

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Harsh Winter Creates High Number Of Potholes
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Could a gas tax hike hurt Christie if he seeks presidency?

Recent polls show a clear majority of New Jersey residents are not in favor of raising the gasoline tax to provide a stable funding source for the Transportation Trust Fund, which pays for all state road and bridge projects. Nevertheless, state officials, including Gov. Chris Christie, could soon announce a gas tax hike to ensure the TTF doesn't go bankrupt.

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Under proposed bill, MVC could study a drivers license phone app

A New Jersey lawmaker will soon introduce legislation that directs the state Motor Vehicle Commission to study the idea of creating electronic drivers licenses that could be carried on your smartphone as an app.

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Gov. Chris Christie discusses the Transportation Trust Fund during Ask The Governor on Dec. 15. (Kira Buxton, Townsquare Media NJ)
Gov. Chris Christie discusses the Transportation Trust Fund during Ask The Governor on Dec. 15. (Kira Buxton, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Christie expects decision on gas tax this year

The end is near for New Jersey's depleted Transportation Trust Fund. The TTF, which pays for all bridge and road repair work in the Garden state, will run out of money June 30 of next year, unless a dedicated source is found.

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Is trend toward part-time work the new normal?

While it's true the economy is improving, it's no secret that since the Great Recession, full-time jobs that were lost and yet to come back. In fact, many of these positions have morphed into part-time situations, forcing a lot of people to juggle two and even three jobs just to survive.

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Two Year Anniversary Of Hurricane Sandy In New York
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Program helps NJ towns demolish abandoned homes

More than two years after Superstorm Sandy slammed the Garden State, municipalities in hard hit areas, especially in Ocean and Monmouth Counties, are trying to deal with thousands of homes that were badly damaged by the hurricane, and have since been left abandoned.

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