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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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Back roads are getting more congested in New Jersey

As congestion on New Jersey roads and highways keeps getting worse, a growing number of commuters are using back roads on their trip to and from work. The new traffic patterns have resulted in jams, especially in parts of Central Jersey, and new headaches for the state Department of Transportation (DOT).

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A sign for the newly completed exit 89 on the Garden State Parkway
A sign for the newly completed exit 89 on the Garden State Parkway (Justin Louis, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Parkway interchange completed as Jersey road construction put on hiatus

As New Jerseyans and others hit the road for the Jersey shore, the state Department of Transportation (DOT) has suspended work on all non-essential projects on weekends from now until the middle of September in an effort to keep the traffic moving.

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Ground Zero one month after the attacks on the World Trade Center
Ground Zero one month after the attacks on the World Trade Center (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Providing medical benefits for 9/11 responders

A special hearing will take place on June 11 on Capitol Hill on legislation that would ensure all first responders and survivors of the 9/11 World Trade Center terror attacks continue to receive monitoring and medical care.

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A woman, right, scavenges on the beach while workers labor on the new seawall construction project to protect Mantoloking. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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Officials continue to push for sand dunes along Jersey’s coast

More than two-and-a-half years after Superstorm Sandy, New Jersey officials continue to push a plan to build up sand dunes along the entire 1,270 miles of coastline, to protect shore communities from future storms.

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Gov. Chris Christie on the May edition of Ask The Governor. (Kira Buxton, NJ 101.5)
Gov. Chris Christie on the May edition of Ask The Governor. (Kira Buxton, NJ 101.5)
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Christie supports expanding gambling in North Jersey

As gambling has continued to expand across the region, it's no secret that, for years, New Jersey casinos have been struggling. Tonight on Townsquare Media's Ask the Governor program, Gov. Chris Christie said he'd support a move to put a question on the ballot that would extend gaming to the northern part of the state.

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