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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.
Chris Christie Delivers Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Address
Former Gov. Jim Florio and Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno talk during Christie's budget address in February. (Jeff Zelevansky, Getty Images)
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Former governor: NJ’s budget deficit ‘beyond comprehension’

After being elected New Jersey Governor 25 years ago, Jim Florio was faced with a $ 3 billion budget deficit, so he pushed through a $2.8 billion tax increase. Many Jersey residents were outraged, and Florio’s popularity dropped like a rock.

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U.S. Sen Bob Menendez during a press conference at Penn Station, Newark. (David Matthau, NJ 101.5)
U.S. Sen Bob Menendez during a press conference at Penn Station, Newark. (David Matthau, NJ 101.5)
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Fighting to retain federal funds for mass transit

A Garden State lawmaker is looking to put the brakes on changes to a federal transportation bill that he says could cost NJ Transit $50 million a year.

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Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump gestures as he walks to a podium to speak during the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition's annual fall dinner, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
Republican presidential candidate during the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition's annual fall dinner, in Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
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Why are people so sure they saw Muslims celebrating 9/11 in NJ on TV?

Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump continues to insist he saw thousands of people on TV in Jersey City celebrating right after the 9/11 terror attacks, even though there is absolutely no evidence to support the claim, and no one else remembers this type of thing happening. So what is going on here?

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