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.
NJ Senator Wants to Fine People Smoking in a Car with Kids [AUDIO]
If adults aren't going to do the right thing when they're riding in a car with a kid they should be fined.
NJ Voters Want Gay Marriage Now, Poll Says [AUDIO]
Today's Fairleigh Dickinson University-PublicMind poll shows Republican Gov. Chris Christie enjoying a 33-point lead over his gubernatorial race challenger, Democratic Sen. Barbara Buono. The same survey however, reveals that Garden State registered voters don't agree with everything Chris…
NJ’s Senate Dems Three-Pronged Plan to Legalize Gay Marriage [POLL/AUDIO]
Friday a judge ruled that gay couples must be allowed to legally marry in the Garden State beginning Oct. 21.
Sandy Nightmare Still Exists for Some NJ Residents [AUDIO]
If you were looking to hear how New Jersey is "Stronger than the Storm," yesterday's joint hearing of the State Senate and Assembly Environment Committees was not the place for you.
Will Obamacare Impact NJ FamilyCare? [AUDIO]
NJ FamilyCare is federal and state funded health insurance program created to help qualified New Jersey residents of any age access to affordable health insurance.
Maybe NJ Isn’t Stronger than the Storm [AUDIO]
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and business owners at the Jersey Shore did and are doing all they can to convince people that the state is "Stronger than the Storm," but it's not working as well as they would have liked.
Medical Marijuana Bill for Kids Gets Approval [AUDIO]
A very long process that would allow very sick kids in New Jersey to have access to medical marijuana is close to over.
Will NJ Voters Reject Minimum Wage Hike? [AUDIO]
In November, New Jersey voters will be asked if they would like to increase the minimum wage. Do you know how you plan to vote?
Sandy Scammers Abusing Contractor Loophole [AUDIO]
It is a sad fact of life, but there are always people who will prey on the hardships of others. It's happening in post-Sandy New Jersey and State Sen. Jennifer Beck wants to put a stop to it.
You Could Be Fined if Your Kids Don’t Go to School [AUDIO]
All good parents know it pays to send their children to school, but did you know parents can be fined in New Jersey if their kids don't show up? It's true.
Does Violence in the Media Influence Children?
Gov. Chris Christie has signed a bill into law that is designed to teach parents how to limit their children’s exposure to media violence on television, websites and video games.
A New Way to Pay For College Education in NJ? [POLL/AUDIO]
Legislation set to be introduced soon would eliminate tuition and fees at New Jersey colleges, and instead allow students to payback their school with a portion of their salary after graduating.