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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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A ‘Secret Formula’ to Lower Taxes in NJ? [POLL/AUDIO]

Gov. Chris Christie says he's finally found the secret formula to lower property taxes in the Garden State -- although it's not really a secret at all.

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Governor Chris Christie answers questions during his 113th Town Hall in Mount Laurel,
Governor Chris Christie answers questions during his 113th Town Hall in Mount Laurel (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)
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Chris Christie: From Hero to Heckled [AUDIO]

At the end of last year, Gov. Chris Christie had sky-high approval ratings, and he was considered the odds-on favorite to capture the GOP presidential nomination in 2016.

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A Plan to Fight Opiate Abuse in NJ [AUDIO]

A new report by the Governor's Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse makes several recommendations to curb the growing tide of prescription painkiller abuse among young people that's leading to higher levels of heroin addiction.

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NJ School Testing Delay Urged

With all the missed school days New Jersey kids have had this winter thanks to snow and ice, the chair of the NJ Assembly Higher Education Committee wants the state Department of Education to hold off on administering the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge tests.

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Expert: Kids Would Rather Text Than Socialize in Person [AUDIO]

Remember how exciting it used to be to go to a school dance? These events provided young people with an opportunity to interact and develop social skills, and they used to be extremely popular, but these days attendance at some school dances in New Jersey is declining.

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