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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.
Super Bowl XLVIII - Seattle Seahawks v Denver Broncos
Super Bowl XLVIII - Seattle Seahawks v Denver Broncos (Christian Petersen, Getty Images)

Expert: NJ Totally Fumbled its Super Bowl Opportunity [AUDIO]

New Jersey failed to capitalize on the opportunity hosting the Super Bowl XLVIII brought to the state by using it as a platform to show the world what its made of according to a public relations expert. 

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Boxes of 9mm and .223 rifle ammuntion
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Gun Ammo Limit Bill Clears Assembly Panel [AUDIO]

Lengthy and often contentious debate dominated Thursday's Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee hearing, as the group took testimony on a bill that would reduce the legal capacity of ammunition magazines in New Jersey to 10 rounds, rather than the current 15.

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Let Landlines Live On Say NJ Lawmakers

There are actually people who don’t have cell phones in New Jersey and they rely on their landline phones to communicate. That’s the key reason a pair of lawmakers is sponsoring legislation trying to block phone companies from ending landline service for at least a year.

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Bags of Heroin
Bags of heroin (Jan Pitman, Getty Images)

NJ Has Heroin Epidemic, Says Lawmaker [AUDIO]

Heroin abuse and addiction is not gradually becoming an epidemic in the Garden State. It is an epidemic right now, according to one state legislator who has introduced a bill that provides stricter penalties for heroin-related crimes.

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Bridget Kelly (c.)
Bridget Kelly (c.) (Kevin McArdle, Townsquare Media NJ)

Key Bridgegate Figure Surfaces for Hearing [POLL/AUDIO]

In January, Gov. Chris Christie fired deputy chief of staff Bridget Kelly after a Bridgegate email she apparently sent was made public: "Time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee." Kelly has been out of the public eye ever since, but showed up for a court hearing Tuesday even though she was not required to attend.

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The New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge
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Bridgegate Hearing Raises Immunity Question [AUDIO]

Lawyers for Bridget Kelly and Bill Stepien, two key players in the ongoing Bridgegate scandal were in court Tuesday to make the case as to why their clients should not be compelled to turn over subpoenaed documents to the legislative committee probing the issue. Kelly's attorney says granting his client immunity would speed up the process.

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