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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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NJ Moves to Privatize Toll Collectors [POLL/AUDIO]

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority has scheduled a public hearing Tuesday on a plan to privatize toll collectors on the New Jersey Turnpike and the Garden State Parkway. The Christie administration contends it could save a significant amount of money, but the unions representing toll collectors disagree.

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Gov. Chris Christie in Camden
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Christie References Bridgegate at School Event [VIDEO/AUDIO]

The criminal investigation into Bridgegate is accelerating and Gov. Chris Christie hasn't mentioned it all week, but he did make a reference to it during a visit to a Camden school on Thursday.

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Is the Minimum Wage Ripple Effect Real? [AUDIO]

At the beginning of this month, New Jersey raised the minimum wage to $8.25 an hour, and a report by the Economic Policy Institute estimates millions of higher-earning workers in New Jersey and other states will see their salaries raised in order for companies to preserve the wage structure.

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NJ State Police Patrol the Waterways in the weeks leading up to the Super Bowl.
(David Matthau/Townsquare Media) NJ State Police Patrol the Waterways in the weeks leading up to the Super Bowl.
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State Police Step Up Waterway Patrols as Super Bowl Approaches [AUDIO]

With the Super Bowl - which is being played in the Meadowlands - now less than two weeks away, the New Jersey State Police are stepping up security patrols on waterways near the stadium and along a portion of the Hudson River in Jersey City, where the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks will be staying as they prepare for the big game.

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Gov. Chris Christie
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Will Bridgegate Overshadow Chris Christie’s Inauguration? [POLL/AUDIO]

As New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie puts the final touches on his inaugural address to be delivered Tuesday, investigations into the Bridgegate scandal are widening, with nearly 20 subpoenas issued, several of them to top personnel in Christie's administration.

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Bridgegate Subpoenas Out, Wildstein Shops for Immunity [POLL/AUDIO]

The legislative supercommittee created to get to the bottom of Bridgegate has issued 20 subpoenas to individuals and organizations believed to have more information about the George Washington Bridge lane closures that caused traffic chaos last summer.

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