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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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NJDOT Finally Gets Road Salt Shipment [AUDIO]

With supplies of road salt almost completely used up after the snow and sleet that fell earlier this week, the New Jersey Department of Transportation got some very welcome news Wednesday -- a huge shipment of salt is arriving at Port Newark from South America.

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Truck pre-treats road in Wall with salt. (Craig Allen photo)
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NJ Congressmen to Feds: We Need Road Salt [POLL/AUDIO]

New Jersey Congressman Frank Pallone has joined U.S. Sens. Bob Menendez and Cory Booker in calling on federal officials to grant a waiver of the Jones Act -- which would allow a foreign vessel to pick up a huge load of rock salt at a port in Maine and deliver it to the Garden State.

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Toms River tolls (NJ DOT)
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Trying to Stop NJ Toll Increases [AUDIO]

Over the past couple of years, tolls have gone up significantly on the New Jersey Turnpike and the Garden State Parkway, as well as at Port Authority bridges and tunnels. Now, one New Jersey lawmaker is pushing a plan he believes will slow down or prevent toll hikes in the future.

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NJ Municipalities Scramble to Pay for Snow Costs [POLL/AUDIO]

Budgets of New Jersey towns and cities are being sapped by the costs of winter storm cleanups. On Friday, the state Department of Transportation Commissioner Jim Simpson told Townsquare Media the cost to municipalities has to be near $100 million dollars.

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Sign on Interstate 195 warning of the state of emergency
Sign on Interstate 195 warning of the state of emergency (Jon Mark Inzano)
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Winter Blast: State of Emergency in Effect [AUDIO]

The brutal winter of 2014 marches on, with another round of snow and ice creating hazardous driving conditions on most New Jersey roads and the winter storm warning extended into early Friday morning. A state of emergency declared by Gov. Chris Christie remains in effect and the governor's office announced Thursday evening that there will be a delayed opening for all state offices.

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