Burlco Dem treasurer quits

Burlington County Democratic Treasurer Jeff Meyer quit the post shortly after the county’s Republicans went after him and local Democratic Chairman Rick Perr for donating heavily to arrested former Hoboken Mayor Peter Cammarano’s campaign.

Republicans released press releases last week about $15,400 in donations from the Burlington-based New Frontier PAC to Cammarano. The story was picked up by the Philadelphia Inquirer and Burlington County Times.

“Jeff Meyer being forced out as Treasurer of the Burlington County Democratic Committee is a clear indication that there are more shoes to drop in this growing scandal,” said Burlington County Republican spokesman Chris Russel. “It’s time for County Democrat Chairman Rick Perr to answer the questions we first posed last week: What prompted him to direct tens of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions to corrupt public officials in Hoboken and Hudson County, and what did he and the County Democrats expect to receive in return from their newfound North Jersey friends?” Burlco Dem treasurer quits