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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.

Jacob Hartmann testifying at the state Department of Education
Jacob Hartmann testifying at the state Department of Education (David Matthau, Townsquare Media NJ)

Stressed by the test: Debate over New Jersey’s PARCC exam

Adults and kids alike continue to voice displeasure over the large number of tests students are required to take in school, in particular the "Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers" exam all students in grades 3 through 11 are required to take this spring.

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Can NJ be more business-friendly?

Faced with high taxes and rising costs, corporate giant Mercedes-Benz is relocating its headquarters from Montvale, N.J. to Atlanta, Ga. The move means the loss of at least 1,000 jobs, and is the latest in a string of departures being blamed on the Garden State's unfriendly business climate.

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More adults taking mid-career ‘gap time’

For decades, students have been taking time off after high school or college to travel, work, volunteer or just to gain new experiences. But these days, it's not just young people taking time off as a growing number of New Jersey residents in their 40s and 50s are pursuing what is known as mid-career gap time.

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