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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.
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 13: John Nagle, a NJ Transit conductor, waits for passengers to board the NJ Transit train from New York Penn Station to Trenton, NJ on May 13, 2015 in New York City. An Amtrak train crash in Philadelphia last night has forced train service to be suspended between New York, Philadelphia and Washington D.C., causing commuters to use NJ Transit, flights and bus services. The crash killed at least six people and injured dozens more. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
John Nagle, a NJ Transit conductor, waits for passengers to board the NJ Transit train from New York Penn Station to Trenton, NJ on May 13, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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If NJ Transit workers strike, can they be ordered back to work?

As a strike date looms, NJ Transit and a coalition of 17 rail unions will be back at the bargaining table this week to continue their battle over contract negotiations.

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Republican Candidates Attend Heritage Action Candidate Forum
Gov. Chris Christie speaks to voters at the Heritage Action Presidential Candidate Forum in South Carolina. (Photo by Sean Rayford/Getty Images)
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Christie seen as ‘arrogant’ and ‘stubborn,’ poll shows

A new poll shows Gov. Chris Christie's approval rating has dropped to an all-time low among NJ voters.

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Chris Christie
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, at podium, delivers his budget at the Statehouse, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, in Trenton. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
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Will Christie keep his promise to put $1.9 billion into pension fund?

During his budget address on Tuesday Gov. Chris Christie once again blasted the public sector pension and benefit system, calling it bloated and “exorbitant.”

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Road work (John Rodriguez, ThinkStock)
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Many in NJ would pay more at the pump for better roads, survey shows

Would you be in favor of raising the gas tax in New Jersey, if the money only went to replenish the nearly bankrupt Transportation Trust Fund and used to repair the state's crumbling roads and bridges?

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NJ Governor And GOP Presidential Candidate Chris Christie Campaigns On NH Primary Day
Gov. Chris Christie (R) and his wife Mary Pat Christie greet supporters in New Hampshire. Christie suspended his presidential campaign Wednesday. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Can Christie get back into New Jersey’s good graces?

According to one political expert, getting back into the good graces of Garden State residents will be extremely challenging for Gov. Chris Christie.

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