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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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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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Gov. Chris Christie speaks at a town hall meeting in Mount Laurel on March 13, 2014.
(David Matthau, Townsquare Media NJ) Gov. Chris Christie speaks at a town hall meeting in Mount Laurel on March 13, 2014.
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Holding the Line on Public Salary Cap Hikes [AUDIO]

Gov. Chris Christie is lobbying lawmakers to renew a law that caps arbitration pay increase awards for public sector workers at 2 percent.

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The Dangers of Gas Lines [AUDIO]

As officials in Ewing Township continue to investigate a gas line explosion that killed one woman, injured several people and leveled 22 townhouses last week, officials in New York have launched a probe into a gas explosion in East Harlem yesterday that destroyed two buildings and caused several serious injuries.

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A Message to Criminals: ‘Gun Crime Equals Jail Time’ [AUDIO]

The Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office is renting three billboards in tough sections of Asbury Park and Neptune to send a pointed message to criminals that gun crime equals jail time.

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Getting Guns Off the Streets [AUDIO]

Over the past two years, the New Jersey Attorney General's Office has held 10 gun buyback programs, collecting more than 16,000 weapons including assault rifles, machine guns and grenade launchers.

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Governor Chris Christie answers questions during the 112th Town Hall in Toms River.
(Governor's Office/Tim Larsen) Governor Chris Christie answers questions during the 112th Town Hall in Toms River.
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Poll: Gov. Christie’s Approval Numbers are Sinking [POLL/AUDIO]

As the Bridgegate investigation continues, Gov. Chris Christie's approval numbers keep dropping, according to a just-released poll.

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