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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.

Governor Chris Christie with Eric Scott
Governor Chris Christie in studio with Eric Scott (Annette Petriccione, Townsquare Media NJ)
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‘Bridgegate’ Still Won’t Go Away [VIDEO/AUDIO]

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is again speaking out about "Bridgegate," the name adopted to describe lane closures that caused massive traffic tie-ups leading to the George Washington Bridge in September.

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Ask the Governor 12/23/13
Ask the Governor 12/23/13 (Annette Petriccione, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Gov. Christie: ‘Bridgegate’ is ‘All About Politics’ [AUDIO]

Gov. Chris Christie, appearing on New Jersey 101.5 Monday night, said the continuing flap over lane closings at the George Washington Bridge is "all about politics."

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Report: NJ Not Doing Enough to Stop Diseases [AUDIO]

A new study released by Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation gives New Jersey a score of only two out of 10, the worst in the United States, for its policies and capabilities to protect against infectious disease threats.

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Many NJ Drivers Admit to Speeding: Report [AUDIO]

Half of all drivers in New Jersey and around the country are speeding, according to a new report by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, either because those drivers are not aware of how fast they're going or because they simply enjoy traveling at a high rate of speed.

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Are You Worried About Mall Safety? [POLL/AUDIO]

Following the death of a North Jersey man during a carjacking at the Short Hills Mall Sunday night, a lot of Garden State residents might be feeling nervous about heading to malls and finishing up their holiday shopping this week.

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