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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.

Bridget Anne Kelly In Court For Hearing
Bridget Anne Kelly confers with her attorney in court (Mel Evans, Getty Images)
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Bridgegate Committee Plays Waiting Game [AUDIO]

The Select Committee on Investigation, the legislative panel looking into the Bridgegate scandal, continues to comb through thousands of documents while waiting for a judge to decide -- in a ruling expected soon -- if two key players will be forced to turn over subpoenaed information.

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Gov. Chris Christie
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Bridgegate Overshadows NJ’s Budget [AUDIO]

If it is approved as proposed, Gov. Chris Christie's Fiscal Year 2015 state budget would be the biggest spending plan in New Jersey history, yet the $34.5 billion proposal is not the focus at the State House.

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(Catherine Yeulet, ThinkStock)
(Catherine Yeulet, ThinkStock)
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Kindergarten Is Not Mandatory in NJ [POLL/AUDIO]

Like a lot of people, Assemblyman Charles Mainor had no idea that kids in the Garden State do not have to go to kindergarten. Mainor and a trio of other Assembly members have introduced a bill to force children to go to kindergarten and to lower the age at which they have to start attending school.

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State Senator Loretta Weinberg
State Senator Loretta Weinberg (D) (Kevin McArdle, Townsquare Media)
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NJ Dems React to Bridgegate Report [AUDIO]

The attorney leading the Christie administration's internal investigation into Bridgegate has formally released a report claiming Gov. Chris Christie did nothing wrong. However, the Democratic co-chairs of the Select Committee on Investigation, the legislative panel probing the scandal, are not at all convinced.

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NJ Beach Town Devastated By Hurricane Sandy Tears Down Storm-Damaged Homes
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Sandy Aid Equity Bill on Christie’s Desk [AUDIO]

The way New Jersey doles out the second round of federal Sandy relief aid would be more equitable and more transparent, according to the sponsors of a bill that has passed the full legislature and now awaits action from Gov. Chris Christie.

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Christie’s Budget Lacks Cancer Research Funding [AUDIO]

According to a Princeton University researcher, each of Gov. Chris Christie's spending plans since he took office has failed to include $1 million in funding for the New Jersey Commission on Cancer Research, and if the Fiscal Year 2015 budget proposal is signed as is, NJCCR will not see funding next year either.

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NJ Bill Targets Non-First-Degree Crimes [AUDIO]

Do you think everybody deserves a second chance? New legislation just introduced in Trenton would allow anyone convicted of lesser than first-degree crimes to ask a judge to wipe their record clean after just two years, if they meet certain other benchmarks.

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Christie, Bridgegate and 2016: He’s Not Saying [POLL]

The Bridgegate scandal continues to dog New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, with political pundits and statehouse insiders believing the unannounced access lane closures to the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee dashed his prospects as a 2016 presidential candidate. But Christie Wednesday night said he is not thinking about 2016, either way.

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(Toniann Antonelli, Townsquare Media NJ)
(Toniann Antonelli, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Do NJ’s Tipped Workers Need a Raise? [AUDIO]

New Jersey's minimum wage for tipped employees has remained unchanged for more than two decades, at $2.13 an hour. A group of Garden State lawmakers wants to give these workers a raise, but they're meeting with resistance.

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