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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.

A new bill could make paid sick time mandatory in New Jersey. (Wavebreakmedia Ltd, ThinkStock)
A new bill could make paid sick time mandatory in New Jersey. (Wavebreakmedia Ltd, ThinkStock)
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Bill could make paid sick leave mandatory in New Jersey

Should paid sick leave be mandatory in New Jersey? The state Senate Labor Committee has released a bill that would require all employers to offer a certain number of paid sick days to workers, depending on the size of the company.

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A new study finds that daughters of working moms end up earning more money in their careers. (Christopher Robbins, ThinkStock)
A new study finds that daughters of working moms end up earning more money in their careers. (Christopher Robbins, ThinkStock)
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Children benefit when moms work, study finds

A new study finds the daughters of working moms earn more money in their careers and have more leadership positions when they grow up than daughters of stay-at-home moms.

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Back roads are getting more congested in New Jersey

As congestion on New Jersey roads and highways keeps getting worse, a growing number of commuters are using back roads on their trip to and from work. The new traffic patterns have resulted in jams, especially in parts of Central Jersey, and new headaches for the state Department of Transportation (DOT).

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