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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.

Gov. Chris Christie listens to a question on 'Ask the Governor,' Thursday night. (Kira Buxton, Townsquare Media)
Gov. Chris Christie listens to a question on 'Ask the Governor,' Thursday night. (Kira Buxton, Townsquare Media)
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Christie waves a caution flag on gas tax speculation

Gov. Chris Christie last night waved the caution flag over public speculation that he may be edging toward acceptance of a hike in the gasoline tax to rescue New Jersey's depleted Transportation Trust Fund. More revenue, yes, Christie said, but not necessarily from a tax increase.

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Hundreds of Middlesex County residents attend an anti-crime forum in Edison
Hundreds of Middlesex County residents attend an anti-crime forum in Edison (David Matthau, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Middlesex County residents nervous about home invasions

Following a series of home invasions and violent robberies in Middlesex County, a special crime prevention forum was presented in Edison Wednesday night, and an overflow crowd of several hundred people showed up.

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Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey
Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey (Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office)
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‘Racism rumor,’ cited by NBC in Sayreville hazing case, is disputed

The sexual hazing case that has already engendered such raw emotions in Sayreville, is now the subject of what an NBC News report is calling "the racism rumor."

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Governor Chris Christie (R) at a press conference
Governor Chris Christie (R) at a press conference (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)
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Gov: Ebola quarantine policy not changing

Kaci Hickox, the nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa and then wound up under mandatory quarantine in New Jersey, broke another quarantine in Maine Wednesday night when she spoke to reporters in her driveway.

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