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.
Possible Bridgegate indictments stalling Christie’s presidential plans
As others including Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio have officially announced they are running for president in 2016, Gov. Chris Christie has yet to make his intentions publicly known.
Second Ethics Complaint Filed Against Gov. Christie
The controversy involving Gov. Chris Christie and his acceptance of luxury box tickets and travel accommodations from Dallas Cowboys' owner Jerry Jones shows no signs of dissipating.
Gov. Christie on the presidency and his peacemaker potential
In October, Gov. Chris Christie said he was tired of being asked if he is going to run for president in 2016, but until he makes a formal announcement, he will continue to be asked as he was Thursday night on Townsquare Media's "Ask the Governor" program.
Cory Booker retains U.S. Senate seat
Cory Booker won his first full term as a U.S. Senator in Tuesday's election. The Democrat crushed his Republican challenger Jeff Bell. In a one-on-one interview with Townsquare Media, Booker said he is ready to get to work for the people of New Jersey and he outlined a very ambitious agenda.
Poll Says 1 in 5 Sandy Victims Still Distressed
Nearly two years after first making landfall, Superstorm Sandy victims continue to suffer from psychological stress, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a new Monmouth University Poll released Monday.
NJ Adoptees Can Soon Get Birth Certificates [AUDIO]
Beginning in 2017, adoptees in New Jersey will be able to get their original birth certificate without a court order.
NJ Commuter Satisfaction at a 7-Year Low [POLL/AUDIO]
Drivers were asked to rate their satisfaction with roads in the Garden State and the results revealed they are not very happy.
NJ’s Disaster Information Access Act [AUDIO]
On Thursday, the Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee is scheduled to consider a bill focused on letting residents and business owners know when their lights will be turned back on following power outages.
Is a Pedophile Driving the Ice Cream Truck? [AUDIO]
As annoying as the jingle might be, few things signify the arrival of summer more than the sound of an ice cream truck coming down the street. One lawmaker, however, is worried about who could be behind the wheel.
NJ Offers Child Support Amnesty [AUDIO]
New Jersey is offering a weeklong amnesty to parents who are behind in child support payments.
NJ Aims to Ban Internet Blackmail Scheme [AUDIO]
Innocent people are sometimes arrested, but if their mugshots or rap sheets are posted on websites before charges are dropped or they are acquitted, it can ruin their reputations. Some shady website operators know this, and are actually charging arrested people not to post the embarrassing informati…
Poll: Losing Confidence in Sandy Recovery Effort [AUDIO]
Patience is running out and frustration is ramping up for New Jersey victims of Superstorm Sandy, according to the latest Monmouth University-Asbury Park Press poll.