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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.

Senator Barbara Buono delivers concession speech
Senator Barbara Buono delivers concession speech (David Matthau, Townsquare Media NJ)

Barbara Buono Bashes Democratic Party Bosses [VIDEO/AUDIO]

State Senator Barbara Buono, the unsuccessful Democratic candidate for Governor, delivered the most powerful and passionate speech of her entire campaign on Tuesday night.

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Downed Power Lines
Mark Wilson, Getty Images

PSE&G Energy Strong Proposal Criticized [AUDIO]


Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G) has put forth a four billion dollar Energy Strong proposal to strengthen its electric and gas infrastructure to be able to better withstand another storm like Superstorm Sandy, but the plan has some critics. 

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NJ1015 Christmas Choir Schedule 2012
Flickr User Duncan

Bordentown Bans Religious Christmas Songs At School Concerts [AUDIO]

The Bordentown Regional School District has announced that "religious" Christmas songs will be banned from upcoming elementary school winter concerts, a decision criticized by one Christian advocacy group as "political correctness run amok."

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Satellite picture of Hurricane Sandy approaching New Jersey in 2012.
Satellite picture of Hurricane Sandy approaching New Jersey in 2012. (NOAA)

Remembering Superstorm Sandy: One Year Ago Today

One year ago today Superstorm Sandy - the worst natural disaster in State history  - swept across New Jersey, causing billions of dollars in damage and throwing the lives of millions of Garden State residents into chaos.

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service dogs
Flickr User Just chaos

Imposter Service Dogs a Growing Problem in NJ [AUDIO]


A growing number of Garden State residents are trying to pass their pet dogs off as service animals so they can take the canines with them when they go to restaurants and malls. This according to law enforcement officials and advocates for those with disabilities.

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