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Kevin McArdle

Kevin McArdle has been the State House Correspondent since 2002. He's covered the resignation of former Governor Jim McGreevey, the Governor Dick Codey Administration, the Jon Corzine/Doug Forrester 2005 gubernatorial campaign, the State government shutdown of 2006, the near fatal car crash of former Governor Jon Corzine, the 2009 Jon Corzine/Chris Christie gubernatorial campaign and the Christie Administration to date including acting as pool reporter for Governor Christie has he toured the state (via helicopter and motorcade) in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. McArdle has won multiple Associated Press awards for spot reporting and received the Edward R. Murrow Award in 2008 for coverage of then-Governor Jon Corzine's 800% toll increase proposal.
Greek Island Of Lesbos Continues To Receive Migrants Fleeing Their Countries
Migrants try to stay warm at the increasingly overwhelmed Moria camp on the island of Lesbos in Mitilini, Greece. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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Guadagno: ‘We shouldn’t be accepting refugees from anywhere’

Gov Chris Christie's already said New Jersey won't accept Syrian refugees. But his lieutenant governor is going a step further.

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Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno
Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno (Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
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Lt. governor to lawmakers: Assure taxpayers transportation money won’t be wasted

During and after a speech Thursday at the New Jersey State League of Municipalities annual conference in Atlantic City, Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno conceded that she didn’t know how the money would be generated to replenish the almost bankrupt Transportation Trust Fund.

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Helping fathers ‘play a more responsible role’ in their kids’ lives

About half of all children in America spend some of their life apart from one or both of their parents, and most often it’s the dad who isn’t around, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie leaves a campaign event  in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (Scott Olson/Getty Images)
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie leaves a campaign event in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Christie’s approval rating drops lower than ever, poll shows

Bad news for Gov. Chris Christie. The latest poll numbers show that New Jerseyans are more dissatisfied than ever with the job the governor is doing and they feel the state is headed in the wrong direction.

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12 years after toddler killed by school bus, bill to install sensors finally advances

Since the tragic death of a 22-month-old toddler in South Plainfield in 2003 a New Jersey lawmaker has worked to enact “Abigail’s Law” which would require newly manufactured school buses to have front and rear sensors.

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Prior to a hearing on issuing driver's licenses to those living in the U.S. illegally, a rally took place outside the State House in Trenton. (Kevin McArdle, NJ 101.5)
Prior to a hearing on issuing driver's licenses to those living in the U.S. illegally, a rally took place outside the State House in Trenton. (Kevin McArdle, NJ 101.5)
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Christie: I’ll veto drivers licenses for immigrants here illegally

On Monday, the New Jersey Assembly Homeland Security Committee approved legislation that would permit immigrants who are not in the United States legally to obtain New Jersey driver's licenses, but Gov. Chris Christie made it crystal clear he would never sign the measure.

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Raising the gas tax now makes sense, political pundits say

A Quinnipiac University poll released on Nov. 11 revealed that 62 percent of New Jersey voters were opposed to a gas tax increase to fund transportation projects in the state. Despite the opposition, two political experts think now is probably the best time for politicians to pull the trigger on hiking the gas tax.

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