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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 speaks during a town hall meeting in LBI (David Matthau, Townsquare Media NJ)
Gov. Chris Christie speaks during a town hall meeting in LBI (David Matthau, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Christie kicks off ‘No Pain, No Gain’ campaign in LBI

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has kicked off the first in a series of planned "No Pain, No Gain" mini-town hall meetings, designed to build support for his call to lower public worker pension and benefit costs.

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Online gambling revenue continues to drop for NJ casinos

Online gambling was supposed to provide a financial boost to New Jersey's ailing casinos, but revenue has fallen for the third month in a row and Fitch, a Wall Street credit rating firm, as cut its projection for internet gambling this year by almost half.

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Helping People With Post-Sandy Stress [AUDIO]

With hurricane season set to begin June 1, New Jersey officials are hosting a roundtable discussion Wednesday with physicians in Red Bank to help raise awareness about post-Sandy stress, and the need to screen and treat residents adversely affected by the storm.

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(David Matthau, Townsquare Media NJ)
(David Matthau, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Christie: Pension Cuts Were Necessary [POLL/AUDIO]

The largest public employees union in the Garden State will join with the New Jersey Education Association and sue Gov. Chris Christie, after he announced plans to cut the contribution to the public worker pension system by $2.5 billion over the next 13 months.

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(Andreas Rentz, Getty Images)
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Why is This ‘Normal’ Allergy Season So Bad? [AUDIO]

This spring's allergy season in New Jersey has been classified as "normal" because elevated levels of pollen began to show up as soon as the spring season officially began in March, but many Garden State residents report having the worst allergic symptoms they can recall.

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