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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 takes calls during the March 23 edition of Ask The Governor on NJ 101.5. (Kira Buxton, Townsquare Media NJ)
Gov. Chris Christie takes calls during the March 23 edition of Ask The Governor on NJ 101.5. (Kira Buxton, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Gov. Chris Christie still undecided on 2016 election

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie insists no decision has been made yet, and he's still in the process of making up his mind about running for the GOP nomination for president in the 2016 election.

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More employers are adding oddball questions to job interviews. (AdamGregor, ThinkStock)
More employers are adding oddball questions to job interviews. (AdamGregor, ThinkStock)
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Could you think outside the box to get a job?

Have you been on a job interview lately? A growing number of employers in New Jersey and across the nation are mixing in zany, oddball questions with the regular ones during interviews.

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Chris Christie (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
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Chris Christie’s budget strategy – A spending plan that won’t make waves

For the past three weeks, after delivering a status-quo, non-controversial budget proposal that calls for flat spending across-the-board, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has spent most of his time out-of-state.

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Christie’s pension reform plan panned by former NJ pension director

As part of an overall plan to reduce debt, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has proposed reforms to the state workers' pension system by giving employees and unions more control over the pension funds.

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Facebook peril – Your opinion can get you fired in New Jersey

Victor "Buddy" Amato, the chief of the Monmouth County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, has been forced to step down for allegedly sending out racist and homophobic text messages to members of his staff. His situation is the latest example of how New Jersey workers can lose their jobs for sending out texts of social media posts their boss doesn't like or agree with.

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