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Kevin McArdle

Kevin McArdle has been the State House Correspondent since 2002. He's covered the resignation of former Governor Jim McGreevey, the Governor Dick Codey Administration, the Jon Corzine/Doug Forrester 2005 gubernatorial campaign, the State government shutdown of 2006, the near fatal car crash of former Governor Jon Corzine, the 2009 Jon Corzine/Chris Christie gubernatorial campaign and the Christie Administration to date including acting as pool reporter for Governor Christie has he toured the state (via helicopter and motorcade) in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. McArdle has won multiple Associated Press awards for spot reporting and received the Edward R. Murrow Award in 2008 for coverage of then-Governor Jon Corzine's 800% toll increase proposal.

Sandy Recovery
Kena Betancur, Getty Images

NJ Tourism Struggles Continue After Sandy [AUDIO]

Some New Jersey tourism experts who testified before the Assembly Tourism and the Arts Committee Thursday, said the state's "Stronger than the Storm" campaign to drive people to the shore after Sandy would have been more helpful if it kicked off earlier.

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Child Care
Flick User U.S. Army

NJ Parents Spend Almost a Quarter of Annual Salary on Child Care

It is recommended that parents should spend no more than 10 percent of their annual income on child care. A new special report released by Advocates for Children of New Jersey (ACNJ) reveals the typical Garden State family is shelling out more than double that amount.

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Category: New Jersey News, News Tags:
Governor Christie
Governor's Office, Tim Larsen

Property Taxes Not No. 1 Issue in NJ [AUDIO]

Gov. Chris Christie's high approval rating in Tuesday's Monmouth University-Asbury Park Press poll is no surprise, but this is: For the first time ever in the survey, property taxes are not at least tied for the number-one concern of New Jersey residents.

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John Wisniewski
NJ Asm. John Wisniewski (c.) (Kevin McArdle, Townsquare Media NJ)

GWB Lane Closure Controversy Continues [AUDIO]

A New Jersey Assembly Transportation Committee hearing did not determine if unannounced lane closures near the George Washington Bridge were payback for Fort Lee's mayor failing to endorse Gov. Chris Christie, but it did raise new questions for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

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Sean Gallup, Getty Images

Lawmakers Crack Down on Online Scammers [AUDIO]

More and more people are paying bills and doing banking online these days because it's very convenient, but it can also be dangerous if you're not careful because your personal and financial information is out there in a scammers playground.

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wind turbines
Michael Betts, Getty Images

NJ Offshore Wind Program Still in Limbo [AUDIO]

More than two years after a deadline for Gov. Chris Christie and New Jersey's Board of Public Utilities to implement an offshore wind program signed into law in 2010, the initiative still has not begun.

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