Oink! Oink! Will anyone challenge Wayne Bryant?

The Star-Ledger reported this weekend that the federal UMDNJ monitor will release a report today alleging that Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee Chairman Wayne Bryant “pressured” university officials to “create a no-show job that essentially allowed him to ‘lobby himsef’ for taxpayer funds. Bryant is no stranger to ethics controversies, and there has been little talk among Camden County Democrats of replacing him. But this latest news, one Democratic insider says, may be enough to attract some competition for Bryant’s fifth district Senate seat. Bryant’s career may rest in the hands of local Democratic leaders; Camden County Democrats haven’t had a real primary since 1979.

Oink! Oink!  Will anyone challenge Wayne Bryant?