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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.

Governor's Office/Tim Larsen
Governor's Office/Tim Larsen
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NJ Buyback Program for Flooded Homes Moves Forward [VIDEO/AUDIO]

The State of New Jersey is planning to buy 1,000 homes that were flooded by Superstorm Sandy almost 9 months ago, plus an additional 300 houses that have frequently flooded in the past.

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ACLU attorney Alex Shalom in Trenton
ACLU attorney Alex Shalom in Trenton (David Matthau, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Should Young Offenders Be Put in Solitary Confinement? [AUDIO]

Several different children's rights organizations are calling on the New Jersey Juvenile Justice Commission to severely restrict the use of solitary confinement.

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The Senate Race That Wasn’t [AUDIO]

Recent polls confirm Newark Mayor Cory Booker continues to have a huge lead over three rivals in the Democratic U.S. Senate primary contest in New Jersey, and some analysts are wondering why those other candidates are even bothering to stay in the race.

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Flooding
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Many Sandy Flood Victims Still Hung Out to Dry [AUDIO]

Almost nine months after Superstorm Sandy, many Jersey Shore towns hard-hit by the hurricane have rebuilt their boardwalks and reopened their businesses, but thousands of Garden State families that suffered flood damage in their homes are still living like nomads.

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Red light camera in Brick
Red light camera in Brick (Jason Allentoff, Townsquare Media NJ)
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NJ’s Anti Red-Light Camera Crusader is Furious [AUDIO]

The leading legislative critic of New Jersey's controversial red-light camera pilot program is hopping mad, after trying, without success, to get red-light camera data from Edison Township for the past two months.

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Derailed train at Mantua Creek in Paulsboro
Derailed train at Mantua Creek in Paulsboro (US Coast Guard)
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Why Did The Paulsboro Rail Bridge Collapse? [AUDIO]

National Transportation Safety Board Investigators are trying to figure out why the Paulsboro moveable bridge suddenly collapsed last November, causing a train derailment that sent a toxic chemical cloud into the air.

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